The Family (Or most of them)

The Family (Or most of them)
The Family

February 21, 2010

Viva Las Vegas & Other Things

My daughter Monica recently went to Vegas with her friend. I am about to find out all the gory details. But she brought ME back this. I wonder what this gift says about me?

This is Dan Goodspeed, a 6-foot-5, 300-pound behemoth formerly of the Canadian Football League's Winnipeg Blue Bombers and, like me, a victim of knee sugery. He's from Florida and is one the nicest guys ever.
Here's just another Lake of the Woods sunset. The pic was taken by one of my brothers, Gerry.
This is just another pic of me. Above, that is. Below is my rendition of "Don't Let the sun go down on Me," I guess.

So is this below, I guess. Both pics were taken by my brother, Gerry.

Even this was.

The above is from Donn, of course. He's such an imbecile. And speaking of imbeciles, that's most of my family, below, from a few years ago.
Another stupid Donn invention below.

My now-insane mom with Lisa & Darrens daughter, above; just another goofy pic of me, below.
Me about to dive off the 10-metre platform in a joke thing at Winnipeg's Pan Am Pool two years ago or so...

My sis Lori, above; my brother-in-law Darren, Lisa's unfortunate husband, below.

My youngest Bro Gerry with his youngest son Matthew, above, and me in Finland, below.

Me as a journalist, above; just a bunch of silly pix, below...

Doh! Below, at the lake.

Double Doh!


  1. Great pics! I like the one with the family under the tree--how's that for symbolism? Family and family tree! Who's dog is that in the pic?

    You got a great gift from Las Vegas! The shot glass says that you like to have a good time! Every time I go visit a far away place, I usually buy a shot glass as a souvenir! I like 'em!

  2. ErosWings Thanks.I love teasing people...actually, I can't remember HAVING any kind of drink since the stroke. I certainly haven't been drunk.

  3. Anonymous4:03 p.m.

    Hi WW! I enjoyed your pictures! You seem to have a lot of females in your family and they are all funny and have a great sense of humor!
    What that shot glass says about you....I don't know. In our family, a shot glass is the way to chintz out AND bring a gift back for someone. It says more about the gifter than the giftee if you get my driftee...

    Carmy (Anonymous only because I could not post the comment otherwise)
    It's great to see you on here again!

  4. Carm: How's Life in Florida?

    I'll tell my daughter what you said!!

  5. Are you and Dan comparing kneecap size?

    p.s. You have email.

  6. MJ: NO. We are comparing how I injured my knee vs how he inured His knee. We both are without lateral meniscus tendons in our knees.

  7. I so want to go to Vegas one day...

  8. Angel: There are tns of places in the States that I'd rather go to, but Vegas isn't really one of them...


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