Saturday, December 19, 2009

It's Like That Bangles Song...

On Thursday night, C and I were randomly walking up Yonge St. on our way to Chapters. We saw crowds milling around ahead of us and wondered what was going on. I figured it was a car accident. But really, it was more like a fire.

The torch carriers were coming toward us with the Olympic Flame.

We wanted to see. So we waited.

... and waited.

... and kept waiting.

There was a caravan of cars, trucks and policemen for the event. And we figured they'd make it up the street in no time.

We were obviously wrong.

"It's freakin' COLD!"

So we headed up the street to find out what the hold up was.

Turns out they were just parked and waiting to start.

You can't really see this picture, but that's Jay Triano - Toronto Raptors Coach.

Hey, Triano! I've been fighting on your behalf, why you gotta prove me wrong?


Nuthin' says "We're proud to have the Olympics in Canada" than an Olympic Flame stop outside of the Brass Rail. Strippers like sports, too.

There it is!

Ooh, very flame-y.

That's all I got, folks.

The Olympic Flame.

Crappy pictures, to be sure, but the intent was there.

And since it made the boy giddy with Olympic spirit, it was worth the near-frostbite.


Masuka said...

Why does that torch make me wanna smoke weed... could it be it's shape?? :D

Krista said...
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Krista said...

The doobie shape is undeniable. Thanks for making these Olympics laughable already!

Kris said...

Masuka - In person it looked even more like one.

Krista - Not a fan of Olympics, are ya? I watch some things, but living with a sports fan means that my tv will be all-Olympics all the time.

ghetto.punk.chic said...

...correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't stripping an event in the olympics? :p

Kris said...


And I feel as though we should have at least qualified, due to our awesomeness. Oh, wait. No. Our awesomeness isn't necessarily stripper-related.

Mike D. said...

People are making a huge deal about this stuff.

Kris said...

Some are.

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Born with a big mouth! said...

"very flame-y"

ha - funny girl!

Kris said...


Thanks, girly!

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