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An Afternoon to Remember

This past Tuesday, I did something I have never done before: attend a memorial service for someone I never knew personally. Reena Virk was a happy-go-lucky school girl of Indo-Canadian birth who was murdered twenty years ago on the Gorge… Continue Reading →

Understanding the Culture of Entitlement

ForĀ  years, many of us who either subscribed to People’s magazine or glanced at it while waiting for our groceries to be checked through had no problem understanding how fast and loose the Hollywood culture really is. Directors, actors and… Continue Reading →

The Height of Hypocrisy

Back in 2015 the Trudeau Liberals launched an election campaign to clean up corruption in government and root out delinquent taxpayers and offshore tax evaders. Two years later, after successfully winning the confidence of the Canadian electorate, it has now… Continue Reading →

Tiger is Right

Recently Tiger Woods announced to the golfing world that he was coming back to play the tour after more than two years off with a multitude of aggravating issues. While in rehab, which included ongoing drug counselling and work on… Continue Reading →

Dodgers, Celtics and Fighting Irish

The above three teams are ones I have followed over the years. Their organizations have an extended history of consistently winning at the national level. 2017 is the year that all three have made an important impact on the art… Continue Reading →

Canine Issues

Most of us know at least one friendly mutt or pooch in our lives, even if we are not its proud owner. For me, it is more like three or four. Names like Marti, Rocky, Jack and Max come to… Continue Reading →

The Bush Factor

What will it take for America to come to grips with the seeming nightmare of a self-absorbed, nativistic, malignant narcissistic president running the country? Right now, the problem is obvious: currently, the country is majorally divided along deep partisan lines,… Continue Reading →

The Dodgers are in the World Series

The last week or so has produced a mixed bag of success for me in the world of sports, what with Rodgers being knocked for the season with a broken clavicle and Hayward receiving a season ending ankle break. These… Continue Reading →

While the World Turns

While we were away on holidays in Europe, five major events took place, none of which directly impacted us in a negative way. There were floods, wildfires, hurricanes, mass shootings, and serious rumblings of independence, all very close to where… Continue Reading →

Streets without Names

Welcome to the maddening world of trying to get around a North African city like Tangiers. Belle and I took a self-directed tour of the ancient city the other day, and came away both enlightened and flabbergasted as to how… Continue Reading →

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