Well, technically I am locked out of the Pepsi Center. I am not locked out from writing though. Yes, that’s right. Get Higher will be here for the duration of the lock out, continuing to post as if this is merely the off-season. And, let’s be real here. The only difference between the off-season and a lockout is that during your off-season, there is some light at the end of the tunnel. In this case, we have no idea when the NHL and the NHLPA decide to get their compromise on. (And by saying “NHL and the NHLPA”, I was diplomatically hiding my view that THE NHL IS TO BLAME FOR THIS.) Don’t you just feel so much better now that I’ve explained the difference between the two to you? Yeah? Me neither.
I just re-read my first post during the lockout era. Technically, I wrote that last night, and published it this morning. (I’m not sure why I waited on that post, but won’t on this one. I’m fickle, I guess.) Anyways, I just started laughing at the end. I totally forgot to mention the biggest thing I will be doing during this lockout: CRYING. I mean I won’t be roaming the streets of Boulder, CO with tears running down my face-I do have some pride after all. However, I will be sobbing on the inside. Also, there may be real tears if we get to January and I’m reduced to reading tweets from Lando about
all the hot Swedish models he’s meeting as he plays in the Swedish Elite League, I mean not being able to hold his salad fork correctly his life.
At this point, there is only one way to put things. (Well, there are many ways. This is the general sentiment now though.