Weekend Wrap-up July 2: How Canadian is that?

Friday Night Football. In Canada.

In the last few minutes of the fourth quarter, Hamilton is leading by 3 and quarterback Dane Evans blows the lead by fumbling the ball on their 10 yard line. Edmonton recovers and scores a touchdown, winning the game 29-25.

After the game is over, Edmonton quarterback, Nick Arbuckle goes over to the Hamilton bench to console the devastated Evans.

Although neither player is Canadian, that’s sportsmanship, and it was nice to see*.


*OK. They do know each other as they played together in college, but it makes for a great snapshot.

From my blog this week:

Free Book Friday July 1: It’s Canada Day. Does it matter?
Thursday Thoughts: Survey Says?
Weird Wednesday: Cartoons / Writing Update
Music Monday: That song you don’t know why you like.

Leon Stevens is a multi-genre author, composer, guitarist, songwriter, and an artist, with a Bachelor of Music and Education. He published his first book of poetry, Lines by Leon: Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020, followed by a book of original classical guitar compositions, Journeys, and a short story collection of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories. His newest publications are the novella, The View from Here, which is a continuation of one of his short stories, and a new collection of poetry titled, A Wonder of Words.

Book Two the The View from Here trilogy is now available: The Second View

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Published by Leon Stevens

I am an author, composer, and an artist. I published my first book of poetry: Lines by Leon – Poems, Prose, and Pictures in January 2020 and a book of original classical guitar compositions. My latest book is a short story compilation of science fiction/post-apocalyptic tales called, The Knot at the End of the Rope and Other Short Stories.

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