I can truly say I left last night's skills and drills session with a feeling of accomplishment. I don't know that there is much that can top watching someone make substantial improvements in the space of a mere half hour! Following it up with a surprise pre-Flying Pig dinner with friends made for a truly wonderful evening.
Entries are now closed for Nationals, folks are now anxiously (and repetitively) checking online to see if the psych sheets are up! Once they are, Coach Duane will have a team member run a sort to see what our potential points count is. He left a little early last night to continue working out our relay line-ups. It might have sounded a bit like I was getting ahead of myself in the locker room after practice because I was telling Fiona the 2011 Ontario Provincials are here, Nationals are in Montreal, so the travel schedule augurs well for the Liberty Island Swim next season!
On an unrelated note, I have renewed the English Theatre subscription for 2010-2011 at the NAC just in time to beat the HST (it will add 8% tax to the price of admission).
Finally, The Boarder reports that to his delight this morning a pair of chickadees stopped by for a drink while he was at his Birdwatching Post. He is hopeful they may have decided to stay for the summer! Usually this is just a migratory stop for them, but as other birds are well into nest building, it's a possibility they may have decided to stay ...