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Canadian Spirit!!


Canada has 6 gold medals now....for 11 in total...I know...I know...all of you Americans out there are saying...whatever....we have 7 gold...26 in total.

You know what...this is a wonderful opportunity for all of the worlds greatest winter athletes to shine and shine they are!!

We witnessed a Canadian skater take the first step and finish in 3rd place before the next round to winning a medal last night after the sudden tragic death of her very young (55 years) mother just this past week. We watched her soldier on, as her Mother would have wanted her to and fight to do what she was born to do.....way to go Joannie Rochette, your skate was a testament to your spirit. Your Mother would be so proud!!

Let's not forget the Men's Hockey team
who defeated Germany last night 8 - 2.

Are you ready to beat the Czech Republic
tonight...can't wait for the game!!

Have a fantastic day everyone!!

xOxO Nerina


  1. I am very happy that we are bringing home the medals this year , 7 golds is nothing to poo poo , that skate made me cry , that poor girl , it must have been so hard not to fall apart .

  2. Did you find Flea Market Style , I still can not , they are sending me some but they are not here yet.

  3. She hasn't gotten the bronze! She still has a shot at getting the gold!! I haven't watched last night's short program yet (I taped it) just so I could see her skate! My heart goes out to her. But your ice dancers got GOLD!!!


  4. Go Canada! I'm so enjoying the Olympics and the skating is my favorite!!

    Hope you are well sweet friend!

    Big Hugs,

  5. Go Canada! I am really missing not having cable T.V right now. I love to watch the skating.

  6. Canada is rocking the Olympics! Woo hoo!

  7. Good Morning Sweet Nerina...
    I have to tell you I thought your Ice Dancers were so elegant and romantic when they skated. I was thrilled that they won GOLD. They truly were the best. I have so enjoyed watching the Olympics, I try to stay up as late as I can to watch as much as I can, but I get up at 4am for work, so unfortunately I miss a lot of the good stuff that comes on late night.

    Hope you have a beautiful day sweetie. I think you should be getting your box by the end of this week. Anyway I sure hope so. That little mannequin I told her she had a long road to travel, but I know she so wants out of that box. I put the little shoe in a big chloche box inside so that it would not get smashed in the travel. I really liked the little shoe.

    Talk to you soon sweetie. Country hugs and so much love...Sherry

  8. Hey there,
    Thanks Marsha for setting me straight, for some reason I knew that, but my brain is in overload and I guess just writes what it thinks. I have amended my post and will be looking to see if possibly she wins the Gold..that would be fabulous!!
    Thanks guys!! Have a great day! xOxO Nerina

  9. Dearest Nerina,
    Canada is America. And us US citizens aren't all chiding our neighbors to the north. I love you all and thanks for all that you do.

  10. Hello BFF! Yes, and your ice dancers took the gold medal! They were awesome! I felt horrible about the skater who unexpectedly lost her mom, and at such a young age. How tragic. How amazing she can even perform, I'm hoping she gets the gold! xOxO

  11. i am really enjoying the games this year!!!:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)


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