I got to Amy's before there was any scoring. Anticipating a favorable outcome for Canada, they baked gold, silver, and bronze cakes for each medal-winning hockey country (representing both men's and women's, interestingly enough!). Especially cute was the icing on the last cake that said "3rd Place Finnish".
Incidentally, Montreal hosted the Olympics in 1976 and won the Stanley Cup in 1977. Calgary hosted in 1988 and won in 1989. Maybe this trend will continue for Vancouver? I wouldn't bet on them winning this spring (in fact don't bet on any team with lots of Olympians - recall the unheralded Edmonton / Carolina final in 2006!), but why not next year?
It's amazing that we've made it this far to have seen this game. I remember when I was in Ukraine five years ago and I would
So now we're watching the Closing Ceremonies - oh man, the bit with the mime raising the last pillar... that was priceless. We all laughed and said it was awesome.
Oh boy. Two midterms tomorrow. I'd better hop in the car as soon as this wraps. Still have to study for chemistry again!