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In Tough

This past week I entered an open pairs tournament at my lawn-bowling club. Lots of heavy rollers and rolling in evidence this week-end, and certainly not the place for the faint of heart. So what do I do in my… Continue Reading →

How The Mighty Have Fallen

All through this latest high school basketball season in the province, Oak Bay Breakers Sr. Boys were considered invincible; the team to beat because it was loaded with height, shooting, ball-handling skills and experience. Throughout the season, they lost only… 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 →

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 →

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 →

Enlightening Moments that Change the Way We Live

There are special times in the day when something clicks, a light comes on, and you break into the fifth level that big bang theorists talk about when the building blocks of life come together. Already this week, we have… Continue Reading →

A Tragic Travesty

One of the reasons I have cancelled my TV sports package is that I can no longer endure the growing presence of extreme sports being showcased on the network, especially vicious activities like Mixed martial arts and ultimate fighting championships…. Continue Reading →

Don’t Give Up

This past Thursday evening I decided to go out for a game of bowls at the club. I had to choose between staying home to follow the important Celtics-Cavs tilt or enjoy some physical exercise on the green. Given that… Continue Reading →

Wait Long Enough and . . .

This past week has been proof once again that good ideas, programs and people don’t quickly disappear at the first or second setbacks. Proof of that comes in the gradual ascendancy of the Gonzaga University Bulldogs men’s basketball team over… Continue Reading →

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