Made by Me!
mmm *drools* thats just lovely addy *bats at the dangling dog tags*
Hello, Hello Furnace!! Oh where do I start!! WOW!! What a weekend.. Ben is such a Sweetie!! Dang!!
Okay, from the beginning, before I went up on the Gondola ride to the top, I stopped in the front office desk to see if there was a Media Desk (they had one the year before) but there was none, I asked the Girls at the desk if they know who is here for the Celebrity Ski Weekend, they said yes and gave me a print out of who was there!! WOW!!
I had my ride up the Gondola by myself since I was late Friday morning, I missed most of the first competition. I met a friend from last year again and she said RDA isn't here!! I said Bummer, well.. What about Ben?? She asked "Ben who??" I said Never mind!!
I watched the rest of the stars, and then went inside the lodge to sit down. I didn't feel like skiing!! I find out later that the cross country ski competition was going on, so I skied twice down the hill and waited for the stars to show up, Guess who showed up first Nathan Fillion showed up, but he was complaining it was cold!! Him being an Alberta born boy!! tsk, tsk!!
Ben showed up.. I just about dropped or almost screamed, But I controlled myself (I think!!) I just was shocked at the Beard!! I knew about the long hair but the beard!. (the Edmonton Journal reporter thought I was a groupie!! ME.. A groupie!! I said no.. I am a Scaper and a Gater!! But not a groupie!! The reporter asked me my name and I said no way, but I will give you ONTLL's as a name!! He just looked at me confused!! Guess he don't know about Scapers and Gaters!!)
It was Ben's turn to go around the Cross Country Ski Track, and I think Jason Priestly was throwing the basketball for him!! I don't know, anyhow, Ben was waiting in line, I yelled "Ben" and he looked up and I took a picture and I said "Thank you" and he said "Your Welcome" and smiled again!!
Friend and I walked around to the entrance and I asked him after "What is with the beard??" He replied "Well you know the writers strike, this is a razor strike" LOL!! So anyhow I asked him how his December went and his birthday, he said it was Great, and he went to Australia!! I asked what he is doing in August. He looked at me and gave one of those Smiles!!
So, friend was watching me talk to Ben.. I introduced him to her and she just was tongue tied and nervous cuz the pictures she took were blurry!! Anyhow, he said he has get some skiing done, and left with his instructor!!
That was FRIDAY!!!
Now TODAY!! OH MY GAWD.. I just embarrassed myself big time!! I was late again getting up the hill, forgot it was Saturday and the parking lot was nuts!! Anyhow, I got up there, my friend was there but she said Ben already raced!! I said Bummer!! So Anyhow, I saw the list the girl was holding and asked her if "Did Nathan Fillion race yet".. and she said no.. but who comes down the hill again!! BEN!! So of course my camera goes nuts. I them walked up to him and said "How is "Homer" doing??" and "Did he see Andrew Prowse in Australia" and he said "No. I saw friends" and "Homer isn't moving cuz of the Writers Strike"And then he left.
My friend and I were standing there behind some black Jackets from the Banff Springs. Stars we didn't recognize, but them I asked my friend "I wonder where Amanda Tapping is??" and she turned around and said Right here!! She is so nice!! WOW!! She was telling stories about Olivia and I asked her about the General and showed my picture and she smiled and said "My Sweetie!!" Oh man!! I was standing there talking to her and Nathon Fillion was one of the starts standing there and he turned around and I said Hold it!! and Snapped. I asked "How does a Edmontonian feel being back in Alberta??" He smiled and said "Confused, You from Edmonton??" I said "Yes" He said "What part??" I said "I live in Millwoods" He smiled and said "I am a Millwoods baby too!! It has changed so much" (that is an area on the south side of Edmonton, Alberta!!) I said "Yeah the new Freeway makes it confusing but easier to get around" He said "Yeah, they built it over the place I used to hunt for frogs" I just OY!!
So anyhow, I stood beside Amanda and Nathon and got my picture with them but the person running my camera didn't know how to use it!! They are both blurry!! I hate digitals!! But my Film Camera got some good pictures and Amanda was impressed I was still using film. HAHA!! Oh and Amanda told me a Knock, knock joke and I just looked at here and said "Oh for Crying out loud" and she laughed at me!! I just told her I am a Jack Fan!! I asked what she is doing next August around the GateCon time, and said just smiled at me and said "I am in the area!!"
So they disappeared the whole show was over, so I was going for lunch and maybe one more ski. I was walking down the hill and I got sprayed by snow. I turned and yelled "What the Frell??" It was Ben smiling at me!! I looked at him and said "I am sorry about earlier, the questions. I just get so F***ing" nervous" and i grabbed my mouth and said "Sorry!!" He just laughed at me and that is fine!! He said "You leaving" I said Yeah, I have to get home tonight and this snow isn't helping" He said "Take care" and continued down the hill.
I can't believe I swore in front of him!! DANG!!
Okay, that is my wonderful two days in Sunshine January 2008.
P.S. Will post all pictures tomorrow after I pick them up!!
Last edited by OneillTwo"LL"s; January 19th, 2008 at 08:05 PM.
Thanks oneillTwo"ll"s. That was a great read. And you are so lucky to get to see Ben and talk to him. Can't wait to see the pictures.
And thank you for the excellent recap! I'm very seriously jealous of you right now. And don't worry about cussing in front of Ben, you should hear what his favorite swear word was a few years ago. It used to be the f-bomb.
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OneilTwoLLs, thanks so much for the report. You really got around, didn't you! I love that Ben sprayed you with snow. He must've liked you for him to do that! I'm also impressed with you much you did talk to him. I wouldn't have been able to even yell hi!
About Homer, I'm thinking that even if he is working on it at home, he's not allowed to say so because it would be a violation of union rules, don't you think?
Oh, and I have one question. Why did you ask Ben about August? I don't get that at all.
Anyway, thanks for typing up the report. I can't wait to see your pics!