My First Crush

Luc Robitaille

One of my very first tween-slash-teen crushes was Luc Robitaille.  Waaaayyyyyyy back when. he played hockey for the LA Kings.  And he was dreamy.  He had a dark, curly mullet, because all hockey players seem to go for that look.  Nowadays they call it their flow.  And he  a soft French accent.  That accent was […]

The NHL Lockout and Me

Scottrade center, St Louis, mo

Today was supposed to be the home opener for the St Louis Blues.  While they’re not “my team,” they are my “local” team.  I put local in quotes, as I’m about a 4 hour drive from St Louis.  I should be on the road to St Louis, preparing to watch them take on the Detroit […]

Every Stanley Cup Winning Goal since 1990

My beloved LA Kings are one win away from their first Stanley Cup.  **Breathes Deep**  I thought they'd win it all in 1993.  Alas, it was not meant to be.  Anyway, this is an awesome video of every Stanley Cup winning goal from 1990 through 2011.  I think I started watching hockey in 1991, so […]

E is for – Pin from A to Z

Several of us thought that an A-Z Pinterest challenge would be fun!   Source: hedweb.com via Greta on Pinterest   Elephants!   Source: blog.freepeople.com via Greta on Pinterest Epaulets!  

Wear It Wednesday – A Two-Fer

This is an outfit I wore over the weekend.   Boatneck and linen pants by gretasday featuring ralph lauren shirts   My outfit:   Boatneck tee from Jessica London – $18 Cropped Linen Pants by Ralph Lauren – $50-ish, on sale Loafers by Born – $89 Large tote from Tignanello – $159 Long beaded necklace […]

Calgary – A Great Place to Live

Calgary is such a delightfully gorgeous town. With the booming economy in Calgary – powered by the Oil sands, strong agriculture, and tourism – housing can be difficult to find. Of course, you’re going to need a place to hang your hat. That’s where Rent Calgary would be useful. What’s there to do in Calgary, […]