ATLS 2010

Finally, after almost a year of preparation, our big event, the 62nd annual Across the Lake Swim, took place last Saturday. I won’t bore you with the details of all the things we revamped, organized, argued about, ordered, purchased and discussed … but it was a lot of work, especially in the last few weeks.…

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Cycle – Hike – Watch TV

Yes, I know this sounds odd … to admit that I was watching TV while we are having the most gorgeous summer weather. But it wasn’t for very long, and only on Saturday morning. First there was the Germany soccer game to watch, then the start of the Tour. I have been trying to catch at least one hour of the Tour each morning since then, even changing my regular swim time to 6am so that I can enjoy some cycling action with a cup of coffee before starting the day. It’s great that our Canadian broadcast is early in the morning (5.30am to 8.30am), makes it much easier to fit it into your day.

Last Thursday was Canada Day, and a group of us decided to celebrate it with a climb up a local mountain (Blue Grouse). It was a good climb and a fantastic view from the top! Check out the pictures here. After a shower and some cleaning up, we met at Tom and Mona’s house for a potluck, pictures/videos and a movie. Overall, a wonderful day with fun active people, and with a great reward for our efforts during the hike (I heard we finished 10 bottles of wine between all of us – I guess we had to rehydrate!) ……(read more)

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