Thursday, August 23, 2012

Canadian Football Legends: Dirty Thirty and Happy 40th Anthony Calvillo!

This is my 30th blog post of the year so here's a photo of me around 1974 getting an autograph from Dirty Thirtyfuture Hall of Famer, Jim Young, of the BC Lions.

Happy 40th birthday to the ageless wonder in the Canadian Football League: Anthony Calvillo!
17 TD passes with only 6 interceptions through seven games so far this season for the Montreal Alouettes, who take on the Hamilton Tiger-Cats in about fifteen minutes. Back in his college days, Calvillo committed to Utah State, where the offensive coordinator was Jim Zorn. He was the quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL between 1976 - 1984 and later coached the Washington Redskins in 2008/09.
Here is a great article with an American perspective on Calvillo and his accomplishments: 

The Best Passing Quarterback Ever.

Thursday, August 09, 2012

Visiting with the Olympics, classic Music and my Grad class

My "one hit wonder" AC/DC-inspired Twitter account celebrated our country's women's soccer team's bronze medal versus France bright and early today at the Olympics!
Asked a girl what she wanted to be
She said baby, can't you see
I wanna be famous, a star on the field

A star on the track today was Usain Bolt. He won gold again - just like on Sunday:

The Fab Four above, in a Las Vegas tribute show, helped inspire tomorrow night's world premiere here in Kelowna, BC of One Hit wonders revisitedI will be taking my mom to the "really big shew" 

Then on Saturday it's a 30-year grad reunion with classmates from Okanagan Mission Secondary here in town. I didn't quite have a Beatles-do back in the day...