Monthly Archives: February 2010

Pushing my dying computer to it’s limit

  As in, this is my second post today.  Looks as if that tsunami was a dud, and thank God!!  We had a 3 foot surge here but nothing huge.  More concerned with the people in Chile.  8.8 earthquake was 500 times … Continue reading

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Tsunami Warning?? In California????????

  Not sure what to expect here but on Hawaii it doesn’t look good.  Thankfully, Hawaii has had tsunamis before  so they are pretty much prepared.  Not so much, Mexico and the west coast of the U.S.  First wave in … Continue reading

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Olympic reporters who want to be florists?

    For reporters at the Olympics, ‘mums’ is just one of the words they use.       By Chris Erskine February 26, 2010 Friends from far away are already asking about the best part of covering an Olympics, … Continue reading

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One more curling post

  … While trying to coax out a few more blogs from this poor, taped-up laptop   By Chris Erskine February 25, 2010 It tops the list of ‘Dumb Winter Sports.’   Curling tops my list of what I respectfully … Continue reading

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This is a GOOD one!!!!

  Led into alcoholic temptation . . . by his daughter   February 24, 2010 Chris Erskine This may have been his best Olympic column yet! A view across False Creek shows the Olympic Village in downtown Vancouver. If you … Continue reading

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The wisdom of taking in the Games at face value

  Chris Erskine February 23, 2010 I find that most of the time, people are reluctant to push themselves, particularly me. So I thought I’d push hard toward the finish line here — up early, talking to the scalpers, the … Continue reading

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Ice Dancing

  By Chris Erskine February 21, 2010 Ice dancing? It’s enough to melt hearts — and minds Russia’s Sergei Novitski and Jana Khokhlova get creative with their ice dancing during a training session Saturday at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver. … Continue reading

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