I couldn't appreciate the textures of the Olympic cauldron design from viewing it on the television, but certainly can after seeing it from 100 feet away. I'm really looking forward to a time after the games have ended where you can get up close and really appreciate it, rather than just through a hole in a chainlink fence.
Took the day off so the kids could appreciate the Olympic Torch relay tour as it wound its way through Langley just outside of our home ... its been difficult getting into the 'Olympic spirit' just because of the enormity of it, but today marks just 4 days until its arrival at the opening ceremonies on Friday.
It was evident, at least here locally, that people are not getting into it, and in a big way! Event the noon-time torch arrival at the Langley Events Center drew a crowd of several thousands, and I have to admit - the community involvement & entertainment and ramping anticipation sure were top-shelf.