Saturday, December 31, 2011

Party like it's 2011 - Happy New Year's Eve!

V & R representing at the Flo, rocking the eyeshadow and awaiting Kenny G & GSP. "I hope Kendra is wearing eyeshadow"- R. "And that someone is bringing veggies".

Someone once said you can never wear too much blue eyeshadow.

hi guys! it's kendra here and it's almost a carnival like atmosphere here at nervoustime and you bet i'm wearing eyeshadow.

The Leafs have the lowest PK average in he NHL in the last eleven years! Ya!

Graham has arrived with lots of chips.....pam has bumped into enstrom, she is texting from the game.

lots of leafs fans in the house, graham 'probably chris hannah' - graham 'i love the jets after that game. why didn't you get me a glass..."

the food is fantastic so far. lots of cheese and dips and fried things. Vanessa made sure nothing burned in the oven (high five!)

ok we're gonna report a brief moment on the game: it's the 3:2 Jets. Bogosian with the 1st goal, Ladd with the 2nd and Wheeler with the 3rd. High fives all around.

CBC cuts to a shot of Evander Kane wearing a silver suit (a wee bit snug) and Graham thinks it looks like it's made out of duct tape. "Eric Fehr, I like him a lot" - GSP, "But he's not very good."

Oduya is once again on fiyah tonight (BTW, #iddoyaoiduya is a hashtag sensation!) Bogey, also playing like a superstar.

Group discusses the "boo effect" when the Wpg crowd tries to intimidate opposing teams by booing and taunting players. GSP doesn't like it. Rebecca thinks it's all about context (ie if a player recently injured a Jet).

"Why does that referee have a hockey stick?"

Jets nicknames:
Enstrom - Pocket Lidstrom (apparently from Atlanta)
Wheeler - Wheelz
Oduya - Johnny O (I'd do ya, Oduya)
Kane - Big Daddy Kane/King Kane
Byfuglien - Papa Buff/Big Buff
Pavalec - Pavi
Hainsey - Hainseysey
Bogosian - Bogey
Ladd - Andy

GSP's phone ring is the Sex and the City theme song.

Time out. 1 minute left in the game!


Tension on the ice between Bogosian and Cormier, despite the awesome win. "They must have slept with the same girl." Apparently the Jets will be partying at Rudy's tonight - we're still contemplating crashing "especially now that they've won, they'll totally want to party!"

Jets can ring in the New Year as WINNERS! So can we. And so can you. Love to all our nervsoustime readers and thanks for the great 2011. Can't wait for 2012.

'can we watch a big daddy kane video?'" - graham. 'oooh bon jovi in buffao'

happy new year love nervoustime xoxo

Monday, November 21, 2011

the crosby show, november 21.

2nd period thanks to rebecca bringing her work laptop. fancy. present, kendra, gsp, rebecca. my apartment is so hot i've changed once and graham just took off his sweater. we got pizza from paradise and breadsticks. drinking cheetah power surge for the first time and it's pretty refreshing. graham says it reminds him of grape tylenol. so sidney crosby, thoughts? rebecca, "i gotta think about my words a little bit.' graham "i don't have any yet, you can ask my thoughts on feta and tomato pizza. that's my thought on sidney crosby." graham has been getting lots of texts and is already four lucky's into the evening. "it's like summer time, a bunch of lucky's it's 35 degress in this apartment and sidney crosby's back, it's like a typical june day" rebecca. graham is going to check his facebook. so it's a break right now, still hasn't gotten any cooler in this apartment. we have discussed our hope that people don't hit him hard. i LOVE the saying 'new season, new hat' as i used to have a theory that i would only date people who only owned one hat. i find when people own too many hats it is too overwhelming. rebecca has her head close to the screen and is wanting to make out with sc. she also likes the hat detail. super nice to recieve messages from other fans, ryan, etc. the breadsticks are also great as always. rebecca and vanessa got free pizza recently, it was 78 minutes and free. not sure if it's over 75 mins or what when that happens. 'i should have ordered a salad, 20 pizzas.....'. we also were talking earlier about how chris pronger is probably a really nice guy off the ice and there are lots of parks in winnipeg, speaking of parks conversation turns to the occupy process. what do you think think tanks come up with.....what's your message? what are they asking for, just a discussion about how our parents don't always understand the drumming circles. that's what they are hearing from the news. tom broadback 'we want our park back" graham disputes he has ever been to that park. the other park has a name the stockbrokers may not know. 'i hate drum circles but i hate corporate facism even more'. graham's talking about postal rally's this summer and how the speakers didn't mention how the industry has changed, they have lost leverage because of technology and they don't mention that.
third period up. 'i feel bad for the goalie, kindness." another goal for the penguins. just to say if you read our archives the pens were the original faves of nervoustime when our blog began in 2009. graham already thinks the penguins are going to win the cup this year. we're still talking about police brutality. very serious night here at nervoustime, i blame the heat. i am so hot right now i'm contemplating changing into a sundress. rebecca is barefoot. graham asks if sidney has a brother...he must have one. that's not his brother though. maybe he has an older brother......pittsburgh and montreal this saturday. who is that guy? the coach didn't tell the team. i found out from kelly hrudey, rebecca found out on tsn, graham found out from me. we listened to pam's broadcast (new sportscaster) but she mostly talked about football. rebecca is dressed for summer in capris. graham still in longjohns. 'all sid all night' rebecca loves fluery. 'like a butterfly'.
so we are all getting subway giftcards for xmas from graham. last year i gave everyone maps with their favorite restraurants marked with stickers on the map.....rebecca - sals, vanessa's pancake house, sherri, taco bell, graham nook. 'we have to go to sals one day' ' we have to go to the st. james nook.'. ....we're giving a shoutout to ducky, breakfast conisouer. discussion of how often restaurants change their vents. favorite smells, rebecca 'dryer sheets' kendra 'red wine' graham 'cinamon' haha i might change my smell to orange but at the game yesterday i got a little too cute.....'oooooh someone smells like wine....." so we also didn't look back while reading the stadium and right after saw ace freeley's biography in chapters 'no regrets' and that made it seem more realistic. also what we will do in berlin. one minute left in the big comeback game. realized we haven't really been talking about the game but it's good to blog again.
final thoughts graham 'you can never have enough rope.' kendra 'no regrets' rebecca 'i think we should all try and get tickets to the next pittsburgh game.'

xo gps, r and k.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

first live jets game blogspot

breaking news!!!
game hasn't started but we have confirmation on scott oake's birthday! his nephew spotted us with our sign on portage ave and let us know: birthday july 17, 1952. the randomness of winnipeg is truly magical.

we're in the best seats in the house. shout out to uncle norm! met our neighbours (also coming from the bombers game - they won!) feeling good about this game. despite carolina's winning streak, i'm thinking the winnipeg winning streak is going to trump it.

opening thoughts: "holy shit", vanessa says "jets are going to win". "feeling verclempt", rebecca.

good pace. we can smell the players from these seats.

weak goal for carolina. jokinen.

another weak goal. 2:0.

"i've never seen the coach yell at a player like he's yelling at scheifele right now" - our neighbour. vanessa's reading lips: "he said 'no more funny business'".

2:1 now! burmistrov!

eric staal is way better looking in person. also apparently it's burmistrov's birthday today. 20 years young.

end of first period. the crowd is fantastic. so protective of our young guns. we think oduya might've seen our sign.

also, multiple text messages confirm nesse and i were on cbc.

2nd period and jets score 4 min in - slater brings in the lead! 3:2 jets.

evander kane shoots his first of the season! there was another goal too! we missed it waiting in the beer line. we are trying our hardest to pace ourselves, it's been tough limiting alcohol consumption with the bomber and jets double-whammy.

5:2 jets!

this game reminds me of why i love hockey; community spirit.

staal-sie and oduya are itchin' to fight.

the cbc camera guy likes us.

the "i'd do ya oduya' sign made it on cbc. held by the guy across the aisle from us. he had no idea what it said but seemed really eager to grab it from us. now he says we're "bad news". we can only implore that it is, in fact, all good news. best thing is nervoustime got a major big-deal shoutout on cbc! maybe scott oake will read our blog now!

making friends smoking outside during intermission. people chanting 'go jets go' amidst the haze of tobacco and other smokable products.

back inside now. the beer line is insane. there are a lot of line-ups at nhl games.

still waiting 5 min later. ridiculously insane. beers cost 8.25. again, insane.

back at the seats. slater's hurt. i'm worried.

the guy from across the aisle comes back. he's received many emails/texts teasing him about the "i'd do ya oduya" sign. we can't wait to make more signs. this cbc guy really likes us and we think this is the beginning of a long-term relationship.

jokinen scores again. 5:3 jets. still feeling confident, although the jets are looking a little pooped.

been a lot of bullshit penalties. 5 on 3. nervoustime. birthday boy burmistrov is incredible. we tell him so.

our neighbour's name is neil.

end of game. 5:3 jets. we may be their good luck charm. neil thinks so, too. just sayin'.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

jets game 3: against phoenix

hello. it's 5 min left in the first period and the jets are down by two. present: vanesssa, becca, kendra, gsp.
'this dip is interesting' - rebecca
'the flavour combinations are great' - v
wpg is going back on the power play.

initial thoughts, anyone

give them time. 'they aren't playing to the highest calibre right now. we expected it. but we still love them.' v and then she starts singing along to 99 problems. i think there will be a goal coming up (k). come on guys! evander kane i want it to be you. 'i don't know about andrew ladd as the captain either. he's not very uplifting' vanessa 'heyyyyyyyyy' gsp (clearly ready to change his name to graham smith peloquin ladd - gspl) power play over. pizzas coming up.
wines: a temprannillo with a red / blue / white label and two occeans of course.
vanessa great idea: i'm taping every jets game until they win so i'll have their first win recorded. also graham has announced that kim gordon and thurston moore are separating. i just saw thurston moore two weeks ago so am quite surprised. i feel like they were one of my fave couples so that's too bad. gsp once again asks if you can buy cheetah power surge at canadian tire. rebecca is getting a passport in 9 days. she's joined american city club '15 cities in 15 years' our first city might just be new orleans. other contenders: seattle, austin, memphis, sf, baltimore ('ever since i started watching john waters movies'). apparently baltimore is wpg's sister city, 'if you are from baltimore you love baltimore) and the wire! dicussion of tinctures. flu bug in arizona. eric's parents are now co-owners of a place in arizona. discussion of how we should all buy a timeshare when we are seniors. david sazuki is amazing.
second period: discussion of nashville attendance, only 6K. shane doan 'the nicholas cage of the nhl.' 'have the coyotes jersey always be red? they look like the redwings.' i would like to be the jets goalie. discussion of manon rheaume. why aren't there any more women goalies. we can go get the pizza? pizza is great, phoenix on 4 min power play, one minute left. discussion of byfuglien's charges. so it's killed, thank goodness. still nothing happening for the jets although there was one great shot, vanessa started watching jersey shore this week. rebecca 'it's two high pitched. they are all yelling all the time.' 'fpc: fist pumps, pushups and chapstick' - a little different than our theme, 'lipstick and dill.'
Omas christmas cookie saturdays have begun, this week jam filled icing covered deiciousness made in a roaster, delivered in a 4gallon tub.
Mason, 'former prince george cougar'
JETS SCORE! Andrew Ladd with his first goal of the season, 2nd period ends.
Becca has a good feeling about Jim Slater. 'someones gotta pick him up for our hockey league'
third period: tanner glass looking a little confused. we're starting a band called the former prince george cougars. they are trying. jets. the pc on the powerplay now, ladd to the box? someone else. no it's him. mason is doing well. ah no. another goal for the old guys. so here is the thing, maybe we want to believe that new is always better. this game isn't helping.
Penalty shot coming up for our Kazakhstani giant Antropov. here we go.awwwww. 'waited too long'.gah. Smith plays the puck behind the net gets taken out by Kane, no whistle, open net, goal!!no goal. 'goalie interference is the call'.
Phoenix has a Numminen banner and they spelled his name right. wpg PP. 'ok so we need to get 4 goals'. Byfuglien ropes it in, pitches it down.offside. 'Bogosian leaves you wanting a little bit more'. 'well I sure want a little bit more'. Inside 2 minutes to go. 'we're running into eachother man'. 'oh my god look at all those red dots i need to do a spell check.' Jets of the past beat Jets 2.0

Sunday, October 9, 2011

jets game 1.

Jets vs Habs

In attendance, Vanessa, Rebecca, Kendra, Eric, Baba Ida, Aunty Josie, Winkworth parentals, Mikers

1-0 Montreal late in the 1st, Camillari gets the goal

16:25 Camillari out of the game.

8-6 shots on goal for the Jets.

"Chipman cannot stand the music they play in the dressing room"

18:56 Jets PP! Hal Gill in the box for trying to hold down our Shieffle
19:30 5 on 3 PP "go Jets go!"

Becca wants to pump up the team in the locker room, beginning with Numminen Inspirationals.
Vanessa thinks we should all go to a game in wedding dresses, with "future Jets wives carnival" signs!

Coaches corner, Don Cherry in slimming blue and white cheackerboard. Rebecca wants mentioned that uncle Hart swapped his candienes yarmelka for a jets one at Yom Kippur dinner last night.
Vanessa does not know how to let go of the Red Wings, but knows when push comes to shove its Jets all the way!

ok, this is kendra with my thoughts on the first period/last 15 years. the biggest thing i've learned is to stop falling for montreal canadians fans. they will break your heart as will the team. it was disapointing that mike cammelerri scored. i would have liked it if he waited for the jets to score first. might be a penalty but another penalty. so also, vanessa and rebecca also told me blogging is better than twitter as it is forever. a fourth power play for the jets so lets make this happen. i have considered naming a child if i ever have one after the first jet who scores today, here is hoping it's evander kane as i could also say he was named after my cousin evan. the jets are a little cautious i think, playing it by fear perhaps. i do sure like the chanting. vanessa is either drinking organic soda or red bull. eric went to work. there is open mike comedy at the cavern also a going away party at my family home. the jets have a great looking team, we all agree about this. my dad wanted to go to the game with steven harper. there was evander with a solid shot. 'he's been a pretty good threat' - mikers. 'it could have been evander goertzen' - vanessa. she is also not sure if she spelt 'scheifele' right. i am almost sure i didn't either. words i can spell: dogg. dessert, which is coming out. things we toasted to at dinner: the jets, friends and family, occupy wall street. another thing we did: discussed how close our food came from. vanessa 'i hope gsp is not wearing his habs jersey.' my thought is he probably isn't. what i hope he's wearing: a new boss tshirt - mine is in the attic, i was meaning to find it. i gave my jets jersey to my exbf tom. baba is reciting poetry. 'i think that i shall never see a poem as lovely as a tree' and the play goes offside. mikers likes the colour of the uniforms. i don't like gionta either, no update on cammereri. auntie josie has fallen asleep. how many pizza pizzas are their in winnipeg. i heard the la kings are going to do well this year. another goal for montreal. they are going to a boston game - the family. auntie josie is now awake and screaming at the crowd saying they need to wake up too. 'let's get some enthusiasm'. yeah, we need a goal jets. bailey is now falling asleep. chris osgood retired? i had a crush on a guy who wore a jersey of his in english class. come on scheifle! contracted for ten games? this mark stuart thing is kind of criptique for me.....teemu is still playing. auntie josie 'bring on the bombers'. i guess this is a win/win for gsp. and that makes me happy. 'it's lonely there on the goal card' - frances. i do love the rr's. 'kendra buffelin wants to be a hunting or fishing guide. he could be the best hunter in the village for all you know' - rebecca. 'id go scuba diving with paul postma' - kendra. 'montreal's not the powerhouse they once were' - greg. i think kessel is going to have a big year, well i learned that from my cousin kev. greg tells of a coworker who won thier hockey pool a few times using astrological chart. mikers says scott oake's in his early sixties. vanessa still wants to know his date of birth. dale hawerchuk 'looks suspicously great'. finally life is back to the room and the mts centre. i would definitely name a child nik. 'i think the fans are waking up' - mikers. 'suban, i love that guy' - greg. they are chanting, 'carey'. i'd like a glass of water. winnipeg penalty. 'go fishing buddy' - greg to dustin b. ugh. 3-1. definitely getting a water. the numinen jersey is hanging sadly on the mantle. discussion of hanging a jets flag at half mast. j lo car commerical\/ does everyone remember benifer? greg - 'ill do the blogging. what the fuck?" ugh. i really love montreal as a city but not their hockey team. i think the jets goalie should do more yoga. well there are more games but this is still probably the saddest blog entry. 'suban sprawled. he's a sprawler. blocking the shots, putting his life on the life.' - greg. another one, that was a good goal. this is devestating although the pie was good. vanessa is talking about jamesons and south park. greg saw a bald eagle take a goose out of the air the other week in the country. we all want shefile to get a goal. 'i like the pumpkin muffins best of all' - josie. we spot family friends in the crowd. people are happy for the first time. ok well, this has been an okay game, good to have the jets back. welcome home.

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

stanley cup final, game 1

first period:

rebecca talking about a interview she saw with peter mansbridge and the sedins, apparently they are not canadian citizens. and the dave bidini article? amazing. rebecca predicting a 4-2 series for the canucks (edited from 5-2). the best part of the jets rally was three drunk bruins fan yelling go boston that everyone booed. apparently rebecca is also on a shaw tv loop that will be playing for one month. she was also interviewed by cbc but they didn't air it. vanessa was just appointed fabricland treasurer (ed note: not true). "great deal" should not be in quotation marks, it's either a great deal or it isn't. oh wow peter mansbridge interviewed mark donnoly too who said he was the first person who turned the mike over to the crowd.............the mean age on the atlanta team might be 21, we are discussing trying to marry them instead of buying season tickets. oh no boston four minute power play. discussion about the new salary cap again, and the issue is now the lowest players. and the jets are back, yeah? maybe fisher or comrie is going to retire? these are all things elliot friedman has been talking about. luongo is making some good saves. sidney crosby, 'hockey is his life that's all he's known." chara is HUGE. kesler is shrinking? sidney isn't coming back until he is like 100 percent. 'you can never be a hunded percent sure you will never get a hard hit' - vanessa. killed they come, sedins v. timmy thomas. van power play coming. we all do like timmy tom as a person. he is so happy. who is the hockey player that looks like bradley cooper? someone from tampa or san joe. ryan malone is apparently super foxy. tampa has a really good looking team. full strength now. where will the hockey players go? cute thrashers: jim slater, blake wheeler (k's choice) even though dvorak was born in '77. defenseman: 'that's my favorite section - rebecca) zach bogosian for vanessa, ron hainsey ('probably better looking in person'), johnny oduya (from sweden!!!! he's 29 and rebecca wants him), sherri gets byfuglien. jets wives assignments complete.

"your mom sheila would be so proud of what you accomplished" ron mclean to mark chipman on HNIC. don cherry holds up his weight-lifting jets t-shirt and asks chipman "you gonna name them the jets, or what?" chipman's answer sounds like a round-about 'no'. don asks "what about the queen, mark?" chipman responds: "no plans for the queen, i don't see the queen in our future" ??!?? WHAT?! the queen's portrait must hang at all cdn legions AND at the winnipeg jets game. plain and simple.

second period:

5-on-3 for the bruins (the remnants of some misdirected manlove at the end of the first). vanessa's thinking of not watching the 2nd or 3rd game so she can go on a date! must be serious!

lucic takes a HUGE summersault! hamhuis is limping now? "who's gonna get the penalty?"

"chara's too big!"

2 man advantage for the canucks. annnnnd now it's 4 on 3. "so many penalties!" 4 on 3 is something you don't practice a lot.

ah we also watched the trailer for howard the duck and now we're eating cupcakes. so many penalties and no goals.

spotlight zoom-in on timmy tom - don't shine a spotlight on a goalie! end of second period.

during the second intermission smoke break we met a young fellow riding a bike who was very angry. he had just thrown his phone into the river he was so frustrated with the conversation. we told him to enjoy his freedom.

michael j & ron mclean are super cute. boston and vancouver are michael j's favourite teams. why is michael j fox hanging out with gary bettmann? during the jets press conference everyone booed when gary bettmann came on.

third period:

"both goalies are spectacular" we're still sitting at a no goal game.

kendra wants to buy one single winnipeg thrashers season ticket (paid for by sponsors) and make friends with whoever she randomly sits besides...for 5 years. "it will force me to be single!" discussion on whether we can actually afford to buy season tickets and lock in to multi-year plans. "that's what visa is for!", vanessa.

raffi torres scores!!! 18 seconds left in the 3rd. 1-0 canucks! game over. we were all preparing for overtime. thankful for a good night's sleep and luongo's shutout!

Saturday, January 1, 2011

winter classic/happy new year

winter classic, and so far the food is dill-icious. "i just can't like him because he married carrie underwood" vanessa on mike fisher. the ottawa/toronto game is on now and the maple leafs just took the lead. "think i might be cheering for the leafs over the senators" vanessa

present: eric, rebecca (in the kitchen), sherri (in her own kitchen) vanessa, kendra.

eric brings out snuggie "how does it work?"

so far the year has been a little weird. spezza is injured.

sherri has margueritas. eric not only is still wearing the snuggie he is also using the skull mug and likes it. sherri hands out straws.

"just imagine if every single one of us were wearing snuggies right now"

two nothing leafs.

when is hockey's birthday? a commercial just said feb 12 but last year it was on the 30th.

eric able to use the remote while in snuggie. conversation moves to eric's socks. another leafs goal..............!!!!!!!!!!!! i actually just to love the sens - kendra

fifteen minutes to the wc

i'm wearing the snuggie now (kendra) and i'm blogging while wearing it.

we're almost ready to eat.

we are doing the quiz now.

"i think that canadian living magazine could change their name to the beaver" - vanessa

our themes for the year are lipstick and dill.

we all love clara hughes

discussion of the bombers coach.

they switch have way through in the third period "extra fair".

discussion of what a jumbotron is.


rebecca puts on lipstick

power play

i still feel warm from the snuggie i was wearing earlier

oil spill, BP

"ace burpee's comedy is the same as darcy oake's illusion" - vanessa

congrats to burton cummings on his high school diploma

discussion of the world cup and governor general

"there are so many lakes left to be named" - eric

what is a beer snake?

1. the beer snake is not dead. 2. if i was at that party we would have it. 3. "it is a recycling marvel and a combination of science and community" 4. "i'm going to send a picture of us with a beer snake" sherri. "LONG LIVE THE SNAKE"

fluery: stay in your net. sherri isn't that the first lesson in goalie camp. rebecca: "all of the great goalies like to assume more space"

"i have a feeling she was here in point douglas" - sherri on michaelle jean / thank you eric for the spelling lesson "she was born in haiti" "she's in haiti now" "i'm sure there will be another question about her"

green day "they always make me happy even when their songs are about sad things" vanessa

discussion of the u of w validictorian and we don't know that one

roundabouts in wolseley?


"i stood in one of those body scanners in amsterdam" eric

leslie neilssen, rip. "airplane was recently inducted into some film world heritage something or other. it was designated as very important work."

discussion of coronation street parties

spinach cookies are good.

i can't wait for them to do the change!

they were going to change the block of portage apparently.

let's do our score.....60 out of 63, but with bonus points we actually scored 100%

oh and by the way washington scored 3 goals and the final score is 3:1.

Happy new year! xo