Monthly Archives: February 2010

Tsunami Warning Canceled

The tsunami hit Maui, but it was only a few feet high. My friend Jeff watched it from upcountry through his powerful artillery spotting scope (same model as I’ve got in my bedroom window). He reported that Kahului Harbor had … Continue reading

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Tsunami !!

The Llaima volcano, near Chillan (the epicenter of yesterday’s earthquake), snapped from the Villarica volcano near Pucon. The area is thick with active volcanos.Weird timing. I’m sitting in the Admiral’s Club at DFW, on my way home from Utah. The … Continue reading

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Womens GS; Will Sochi Be Another Pissler?

After watching one racer in today’s womens GS Run 2, it was clear that Atle and the jury are no longer asking themselves the usual questions about the race conditions. The normal questions would be: 1. Will it be a … Continue reading

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Gong Show At the Womens GS

The Pissler weather turned the womens GS into a Gong Show. I’ve never seen such a fucked-up race at the World Cup level. The fog in “The Sewer” was so thick that the first run never should have taken place. … Continue reading

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Barcelona Dragons Defeat Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl

Andrea Fischbacher of Austria won the womens SG today. Heretofore, the Austrians have been getting their asses kicked in this Olympics, which, back in Austria, has approximately the same societal impact as losing the Vietnam War had on Americans. I’m … Continue reading

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While We’re on the Subject of Weather……

Live in NY or Washington (or Dallas during the NBA All-Star Game)? Having a tough winter? Having your doubts about this global warming stuff? This one’s for you (and you too, The Big Guy): link to YouTube :=)

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Mens Super-G with Spectators in Golf Shirts

Andrew Weibrecht, whom I picked as a dark horse for a medal in Vancouver a few posts ago, won bronze today in the Mens SG. Good for him. He’s 100% unbridled rage out on the race course, but really, really … Continue reading

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