Loosen Up, Lighten Up Day
There are 41 days til Christmas Eve!
And in a mere 12 days I’ll be heading out to Grey Cup 104!
What the heck is going to unfold in the next round of playoffs. The Stampeders are definitely the favorite, but what about those B.C. Lions? Have they got the jam to carry them through. And from the East the Edmonton Eskimos? Is it possible! The Ottawa Red Blacks; can they pull it together for their second Grey Cup appearance.
The Battle of Alberta at the Grey Cup! Can you imagine. The flights from the West will be landing one behind the other! And Toronto won’t know what hit them.
Horses in elevators, polar bear mascots and lots of face paint, cowboys & cowgirls, flying cheer teams, jugs of OJ & Vodka!
The West Division of the CFL has worked hard to keep the league vibrant, is there enough energy to make waves in Toronto. So many questions!!
While the Roughriders struggled to re-create themselves under a totally new leadership team, the fan-base, generally showed patience.
A solid group of Rider fans will travel to Grey Cup to enjoy the team rooms, the specialty gatherings like Spirit of Edmonton Breakfast, the Stampede Pancake Breakfasts, Player Awards and many other events that carry a hefty ticket price! Including those that have already committed to the costly game ticket.
And there will be meetings on street corners, in bars & bathrooms talking about the year and when and if the management can come to an agreement with the much loved Darian Durant.
Now that’s the festival, what about the game itself.
Will we see a true match up of East and West.
Currently, it seems that the Stamps are unbeatable. Coming off of a two week layoff, the football Gods will tell all on Sunday, November 20th. I’m not keen on the Stamps nor the Lions. Wally Buono is a tricky devil, you cannot count the Lions out! And does Henry Burris and Rick Campbell have enough tricks up their sleeves to push away the Eskimos. Edmonton would love nothing more than to crush the Stamps in the ultimate “Battle of Alberta” Grey Cup 104!
Injury reports pending, you decide who’s packing their gear for Hogtown!