Curling Cuties

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Goodness us.

We have found the cutest curlers ever – yes, even cuter than these two – and they happen to live in Seattle, Washington.

Watch them in action right here, courtesy of this KOMO-TV episode of Eric’s Little Heroes.

As you can see, today’s quickee blogpost is aimed at merely applying a smile to your face.

And as an added bonus, here’s another Friday Fingerfest – please stretch your digits before attempting any strenous linkclicking...

• Brantford Expositor sportswriter Ed O’Leary is having fun, we think. Of Glenn Howard’s opening SunLife match this morning against unheralded Darcy Garbedian, O’Leary theorizes when Howard’s second game might take place “If Howard manages to eke out a victory”...

• The 2010 Ford World Women’s is going to Swift Current, Saskatchewan. The official announcement is here and a local CTV news story can be found here. Meanwhile, the town also has this season’s women’s provincial, and they’re looking for more volunteers and sponsors ...

• Joe Paviahas this on young superstar Rachel Homan ...

• Here’s a Jim Armstrongwheelchair feature for you ...

• Speaking of wheelchairs, Germany and – yes, China – are off to the Worlds in Vancouver ...

• The Mixed is over, and we have wrap-ups from locals townie bastard and also Clare, a local from Arctic Bay in Nunavut who wants big numbers... so, let’s give it to him, people!

We also have a final column from the champ, Sean Grassie... he’s quite a writer, somebody should hire this guy! Hmm...

And finally, we have this note on the Nunavut legacy ...

• Bear Mountain is close to confirming their top-notch field ...

• Okay, we lied... looks like she is playing (a little) ...

• Only a mere decade into his career as the curling guy at the venerable Globe and Mail, it was still a real shame to see some Globe desk jockey misspell Bob Weeks’ first byline of the season ...

• Although they did repost a corrected version later ...

• Nice scarf!

• Nice license plate!

• Sorry! but this might as well be labelled a new curling board game ...

• Lisa led 52 youngsters out onto the ice recently ...

• Janet, from Japan, tried curling in Germany ...

• The Virden CC welcomes two new bartenders. For what it’s worth, we love curling bartenders!

• Golden Ears needs a new club manager, and right away ...

• CBC curling host Scott Russell loves that Million Dollar Button thang ...

• Grey Power Insurance is back in curling, as the new title sponsor of the Players’ Championship ...

• Look who’s coming to Clermont, Quebec ...

• The Little Mosque on the Prairie curling episode “Jihad on Ice” (remember this? And this?) is now posted on YouTube. It can be viewed in three parts, all of them located here ...

• And finally, here’s a major, humungeous U.S. wrapup:

they’re pumped in Kalamazoo, Michigan as the U.S. Nationals are headed their way in 2010;

– KXMC in the Dakotas has a promo story here – including a slideshow – and even a video, located here;

– there’s this spotlight on Indy;

– and this one on Colorado ...

– and in Simi Valley, California ...

– and in Sweet Home Chicago ...

– and this, on radio and transcripted, from Detroit Rock City ...