Category Archives: Sports

2013 NHL Playoffs: San Jose vs Vancouver, game 2

Watched this game in Saint George. This game had me on edge. Sharks evened it out to 2-2 with about 50 seconds left in the third. Torres with the overtime sudden-death goal. That makes the Sharks 2-0 in this first … Continue reading

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The Deer Creek open water marathon swim

Friday night found me gathering things in a panic, tossing unproven food into containers, and stressing about my first marathon swim. The Deer Creek Open Water Marathon was holding it’s 6th event, and I was registered. After making and remaking … Continue reading

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Race Tri swim clinic at the Manila Creek Pond

I almost didn’t go to the Black Ridge Reservoir triathlon clinic, tonight, because I woke up from a nap and found the time was getting short.  When I couldn’t find my swimming jammers, I almost bagged it.  But then, realizing … Continue reading

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The Spudman Triathlon, or, “Why do people always punch me in my sleep?”

Patrick and I have always talked about the Spudman. Lynn has always talked about maybe/possibly/never doing a triathlon. So it seemed appropriate that the three of us traveled up to Burley, Idaho, together, to experience the Spudman. We arrived in … Continue reading

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Long swim at Deer Creek

Patrick somehow convinced me that 5:30 in the morning is a great time to wake up on a Saturday, to drive up to Deer Creek and go for a long swim.  He is one of my better friends, but is … Continue reading

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How cool is this guy?

Running two marathons in two states in one day = awesome!

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Priorities: Roxie gives a great prayer

Yesterday, when we were at the Langford home for Kristi’s birthday, Roxie offered a prayer over the food.  She prayed for “Daddy, hockey, and the Sharks.”  It was a defining moment in both of our lives.

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Sharks vs Wild

I’m keeping one eye on this game and one eye on my computer.  We’re in the middle of a little upgrade for work.  So far, I’m a little tripped up by seeing Heatley and Setoguchi playing against the Sharks.  It … Continue reading

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Sharks vs Kings

Daniel came over and watched (most of) the Sharks game, tonight.  I used the Safari browser and HDMI to the TV.  About 2 periods into the game, I had a headache from the jitteriness of the picture. For the third … Continue reading

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Thomas Greiss saves the Sharks in a shootout, winning 4-3

This game was going very badly for Niemi.  Within the first 2 minutes, the score was 0-2, favoring the Penguins.  It was pretty bleak from where I sat.  McLellen pulled Niemi and put Greiss in net, who played the remainder … Continue reading

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