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Plugged Up!

For the past week I have been living with plugged ears. I woke up last Sunday morning with an extraordinary feeling: both my ears were solidly blocked with wax and I couldn’t hear a blessed thing.  I tried to stretch… Continue Reading →

Action Packed Days and Nights

A friend ask me the other day what I stood in greatest need of, half expecting me to say sleep, prayer, or rest. After a momentary hesitation, I replied that I literally needed more time in my busy day to… Continue Reading →

Pot is Legal, Not Safe

Talk about a hollow victory: as of this morning, the sale and consumption of marijuana is legal per regulations that make It illegal to sell to a minor, sell outside a certified dispensary, and smoke in a public space or… Continue Reading →

Feeling and Understanding an Injury

This past week has been a time of personal reckoning for me on a number of fronts, and it all has to do with what I make of my time as I work through a nagging elbow injury that seems… Continue Reading →

Working Through Some Injuries

The last few weeks has been a time when I have learned that age is not only catching up on me but that nagging injuries are now revealing themselves more often. A case in point is that I am currently… Continue Reading →

Drive Defensively!

The past few weeks have been scary times for drivers in the Greater Victoria area. There isn’t a day goes by when one doesn’t hear of a nasty road accident somewhere nearby: rollovers, collisions, road rage, running a red light,… Continue Reading →

A Turning Point in Politics?

This is proving to be a very exhilarating year politically as established parties, right across the globe, are striving to redefine themselves as the true representatives of either the Left or Right. Gone is the myth that the place of… Continue Reading →

Some Things About Life I Learned this Past Week

For someone my age, the learning curve should be levelling off; that is, the more one knows, the less one has to learn. Quantifying knowledge should reach a critical mass where the mind slows down in terms of what it… Continue Reading →

Staying in Your Lane

I am just finishing off Tom Nichols’  “The End of Expertise”, a very sharp-elbow critique on how we view those who really know as opposed to those who don’t know but claim they do.  Unfortunately, it is that latter crowd… Continue Reading →

A Return to the Fray

It has been almost four years since the last provincial election in BC and a lot has both changed and stayed the same on a number of key political and economic fronts. While the much vaunted natural gas plan promised… Continue Reading →

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