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August 28, 2011


Erin and I were treated to real hospitality last weekend when we went to visit friends at a cottage on the northern shores of Georgian Bay. It was so nice to get an invitation and as soon as we could confirm plans, we gratefully RSVP’d. The thing about going up to a cottage is that […]

The Best Prime Minister We Never Had

August 24, 2011


I can’t believe how saddened I was to hear of the death of Jack Layton, respected Canadian politician and leader of the New Democratic Party.  Usually, I’m not taken in by political people, because they all seem so nice when they want to get your vote, and then they forget about you as soon as […]

Burn the Net

August 15, 2011


“The difference between perseverance and obstinacy is that one often comes from a strong will, and the other from a strong won’t.” 19th Century Cleric, Henry Ward Beecher I subscribe to different blogs, and I read a post  on one of them today about digging yourself into a hole in order to force yourself to […]


August 9, 2011


I’m a huge fan of Chill music, and I have it playing online all the time as I surf the net and write.  I guess that makes me open to new things, as I grew up on heavy metal rock and roll and some folk music.  Occasionally, I would listen to classical music when there […]


August 6, 2011


‘Tis the season for voyages.  And sure enough, I’ve been out of town at a festival called Kaleidoscope Gathering (KG),  which has a different theme every year, and this year, it was  “voyages”. There was no electricity or computers, though I turned on my cell phone once a day to check and see if there […]