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Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Oh, Canada

I was watching Game Four of the Stanley Cup Finals the other night and saw the singing of the Canadian National Anthem. I have always liked the Canadian Anthem, right behind the Star Spangeled Banner, of course. But Edmonton had a cool version that I had not heard before.
I found video on You Tube of an earlier playoff game and decided to share with those that had not seen it. It's pretty impressive if you ask me.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

My Favorites

I was reading around online and stumbled on some Top Ten lists that some people had put together. After glancing through them I thought that is a great topic to blog on. The thing is that when I sat down and started listing things that I wanted to touch on I realized that it was probably a big list. So I came up with the idea that I am going to list some of my Top 5's. Also if I do a Top 5 list I can keep David Letterman off my back.

Some may have more than 5 but we can cross those bridges when we get there. And this could turn into more posts down the road which again is a good thing for everybody. I did not really rank any of these so don't think I preferred one better than the others. And it's my list so deal with it.


Here we go...

Top 5 TV Shows

Seinfeld
Friends
Price is Right
Cheers
Beverly Hills 90210

Top 5 Reality Shows
Survivor - Favorite season was probably the All-Stars
Big Break
Real World - Las Vegas cast was my favorite
Apprentice
Natalie Gulbis Show - do i really need to explain?

Top Actors
Matt Damon
Brad Pitt
Bill Murray
Mike Myers
Ed Norton
Will Ferrell

Chris Farley

Top 5 Actresses
Julia Roberts
Charlize Theron
Gwyneth Paltrow
Meg Ryan
Angelina Jolie


Top 5 Celebrities (to go drinking with)
Drew Carey
Charles Barkley
Elvis Grbac
Jimmy Kimmell
Adam Carolla


Top Movies - deserves it's own blog someday, because there are just too many
Seven
Rounders
Fight Club
Oceans Eleven (the new one)
Wedding Crashers
Swingers
Hoosiers
Star Wars IV, V , VI ( The new ones were OK)
Caddyshack
Stripes

Favorite Bands - also deserves its own blog
Elvis
Tim McGraw
Faith Hill
George Strait
Journey
Styx
Kid Rock
Bowling for Soup


Top 5 Athletes
LeBron James
Michael Jordan
Will Clark
Earl Campbell
Wayne Gretzky

Favorite Golfers
Natalie Gulbis
Paula Creamer
Michelle Wie
David Duval
Tiger Woods
John Daly
Darren Clarke
Jonathan Kaye
Gary McCord
David Feherety

Vacation Spots
Las Vegas
Boston
Chicago
Knoxville

Baltimore

Top 5 Beers
Blue Moon
Guinness
Miller Lite
Great Lakes Christmas Ale
Half & Half (harp & Guinness)
*Matt and I made some kick ass oatmeal stout last winter that ranks very high on my list!

Top 6 Foods
Lasagna
Steak
Big Ol' Cheeseburger
Bacon and Eggs
Sausage Pizza

Meatloaf (Mom! The meat loaf!)

Top 5 Candies
Reeses Cups
M&M's Peanut style
Snickers
Twix
Nutrageous


Top 5 Websites
Bill Simmons - Boston Sports Guy from ESPN.com
Norman Chad -you may have to register
Sportspages.com -some of the best sports writers around the country
Hurricane Mikey
Banged Up Just some weird stuff sometimes and naked chicks too!

Top 6 Cars/Trucks
Hummer H2
2006 Dodge Charger
Chrysler 300
Mercedes G500
BMW X5
Dodge Magnum


That's a pretty good start to my Top 5's list. Chew on that for a while and offer up suggestions if you please.

Rick

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