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So…I’m working on that updating problem.

21 May

Last time I had a gap in writing this, it was one of 6 months. Now, I have managed to cut it down to only 3 months! It’ll be much easier to regularly update this now, as I am not splitting time between the impact/school/work/friends/video games (in that order), as I have successfully done away with that pesky “school” part.

I capped off my first year of university with a 3.03 GPA. Above average, but for what I hope to do after school, it is the minimum acceptable GPA for me. To make it into McGill law, I’m aiming for at least a 3.8 GPA, along with the best possible LSAT score I can manage. I kinda wished I didnt slack off near the end of the 1st semester(new winter always does that for me) but I have come away from my 1st year with an acceptable result and I’ve learned things about uni that will definitely help me in my remaining years.

To deviate from this pretty strange blog post (a whole two paragraphs without referencing the current impact season?!?! BLASPHEMY), I’m going to try and do a more reserved view of the Impact, in an effort to try and help those in Montreal establishing a blog presence for the Impact, as we have finally been told that IMFC will officially become the 19th MLS franchise! Don’t die of a heart attack! The worst kept secret in sports is out! So now that our beloved Goélands will be joining such illustrious and storied teams as the Kansas City Wiz, San Jose Earthquakes and FC Dallas, people here in Montréal are desperately trying to claw ourselves up to their level! OK, for those of you that weren’t aware of what you were just drenched with, it was Sarcasm. IMFC is a quality team(when they want to be) with quality fans(in section CXIV…outside of that, not so much).

The big coming out party for the Gulls occurred conveniently a few days before the IMFC-TFC game at Stade Saputo. We chose to celebrate that in a very laidback, restrained way…Oh, who the hell am I kidding, we set the place ablaze:

Sure, those brits from Torontoshire had a pretty good pyro display as well, but never did they overpower us vocally, even though they had more people. No  matter what hack journalists say, put a dozen RPB up against Montrealais, and they get schooled.

‘Nough Said about that subject, true believers.

Even though our Gulls lost that particular game on the field, I and every other Ultra who was in the kop that day could walk away heads held high. Being knocked out of the Voyageurs cup last year did wonders for our season last year, so if this once again has us able to focus on and win some silverware, alls well.

I also had the pleasure of being capo for the first time in my entire 4.5ish years as an ultra, which was great. Getting up on that stand, the altar of the Blue Temple, organizing support for the Gulls, there’s nothing like it. I also seemed to be a bit of a good luck charm, the 2 times I got up there, we scored. Maybe if I had been capo vs “the FC” the result would have been different…I guess I’ll have to try it out the 26th vs Vancouver, considering I can’t get tickets to see them play the Viola on the 23rd.

Speaking of that, if anyone can manage to get me tickets to the match vs Fiorentina sunday, I will gladly name my firstborn after you!

I’ll definitely step to this more often, I’d really like to be a contemporary of the always eloquent Steve Beau and super mysterious, secretive, and definitely not Belgian HDF blogs. I may be a blogger that writes about his life, but it helps that my life is all about Gulls and dragons.

Ciao for now.