Thursday, 23 April 2009

The Perfect Time to Head South

We woke up to this "beautiful site" greeting us on our front porch. It is a week away from May and we get snow?!?!  Ridiculous!  We are so glad that we are flying south for the next week. So the pictures we obtain down there should have no snow but plenty of sun.

Pay no attention to the play house in the corner.  That was there when we moved in and haven't gotten rid of it yet. The child's toy is not an omen of things to come. . . yet.

Wednesday, 22 April 2009


On Friday April 17 a spelling mistake was made in the printing of the blog. The name 'Sarah Orton' was mispelt. It should have be spelt 'Sara Orton'. we apologize for any inconvenice this may have caused any of our readers.

Thank you.

Friday, 17 April 2009

For Sarah, and Others

Sarah has been pestering me to blog. Well I guess at this point it is only bothering me about blogging. I decided to post before it turned in to a vexation.

The most exciting thing that is happening in our lives to date is a countdown. We are currently counting down to a holiday that is getting underway this Friday. We will be heading south to Tampa Florida, boarding the Carnival Inspiration. We are very excited.

We are not taking this trip just to get away or because we need a vacation. Megan's little brother is a Dancer aboard the ship and we need to go support him. This trip is not just some pleasure cruise it is so much more important then that. What sort of sister and brother-in-law would we be if we didn't go and support Tyson in his endeavors.  It is more of a fact finding mission. I like to view it as an opportunity to critique his performance. Constructive criticism is an important part of improvement. 

I am sure we may have some fun.  That will only be a byproduct, not the intended outcome.

Make sure you visit our blog in the near future for pictures.  We will blog again.  That is not an empty promise no matter what you think.  Besides we have no pictures to post and blog about.   We live a life of text.

Wednesday, 15 April 2009

Glory be to Capitalism

No amount of apology would suffice for the lack of blogs or the amount of time that has transpired since the previous blog.  Regardless, we would like to fill in those who care enough to read this blog.  However that is not going to happen here.  Much has happened in the last four and a half months.  And most it, if not all would be of much more value to write about then the content of what you are about to read.  But, we find this incredibly enjoyable and the opportunity presented itself to blog on such a subject.  So, here we are.

Let me bring you up to speed.  Megan, Alita and myself went to the new Zac Effron Movie "17 Again".  It was excellent by the way and I would suggested it to anyone.  It comes out on the 17th so if you are in the mood for a movie this weekend check it out.  Seeing as it was the premiere there were a bunch of promotional events going on.  One of the promoters of the premiere is a store called Gravitypope here in Calgary.  And their promotion was giving away 25 dollars off a minimum purchase.  Great!  The grand prize however was a 100 dollar gift certificate.  Yipee!  Well Alita was lucky enough to have the winning ticket.  She now has a hundred bucks to put toward some shoes, clothes or accessories, all of which Gravitypope sells.  One Hundred dollars we thought would go a long way in buying accessories.  Oh, how we were wrong.

When you need $275, before tax, to buy a necklace made of a shoe lace, you know that you are over our price range.  What am I saying you are ridiculously sky high compared to our price range.  But we guess people shop here because Gravitypope have been in business since 2001. 

Good for them.  If you can convince someone that they need a pair of "low crotch jersey shorts" more power to you.

If work is a little slow or you just want to laugh and roll your eyes in disgust peruse the rest of their stock.  There are some real gems.