Shhh. I’m counting and they’re being epic on the TV.
We watched the Opening Ceremonies at my parents’ house. Everyone made their own pita pizzas. A huge salad. A dark walk in a snowy world. Wonderful Opening Ceremonies. Kids colouring in the parading countries on maps. Casting on my vest.
“Yes, we say ‘zed’.” Everyone in the room snorted and grinned. What a Canadian thing to say.
The show dazzled me. I’m not usually into these mega-things. But this was uncluttered, clean, unexpected. The painting with light that they did was breathtaking.