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A Week at the Gym

As members of the local library my wife and I got to use the recreational pass for a week. This offered us unlimited access to the gym, swimming pool and special drop-in classes. As one who has already done a… Continue Reading →

The Winding Up of an Estate

It has taken months but the end is near. The last of my mother’s earthly effects are in the process of being disposed of. Furniture, clothes, books, pictures and fine china have either been given to charity or found a… Continue Reading →

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 →

Change For The Better!

There are many of us who become somewhat suspicious or deeply troubled upon hearing yet another announcement that we should get used to the fact that life as we know it is about to change. What we were getting comfortable… Continue Reading →

Learning to Make Sense of Life

This past week has been yet another steep learning curve in my life where I have had to dig deep in order to make sense of a number of personal challenges coming my way, whether it be on the bowling… Continue Reading →

Trump’s Big Gambit

So far, Trump has tried numerous strategies to bolster his mediocre national ratings as Potus. He has a certain person in mind when he talks tough on trade, tax reform, drug prices, travel bans and dreamers. Each time he’s curried… Continue Reading →

Revisiting My Past

Yesterday afternoon, my wife and I had a chance to revisit our past in a very big way. Like the royal wedding in Windsor Castle earlier in the day, where the parade of the world’s elite on their way to… Continue Reading →

“Sami Blood” – Turning Your Back on the Past

I have just finished watching a very poignant Swedish film portraying the life of a young Laplander girl struggling to make it in society as a made-over Swede. Besides superb acting and beautiful scenic shots, this movie offers some very… Continue Reading →

Alana Mitchell’s “Spinning Magnet” – A World Upside Down

After reading this book on the seismic wonders of the earth’s magnetic field, I got to thinking, perhaps, that its continual shifting and re-orienting, in relation to the north and south poles, might help explain a number of current natural… Continue Reading →

Man vs. Dog

At the outset of this blog, you need to know that I like dogs, as a general rule, even though I have never owned one. Just needed to get that caveat out before I got going on this blog. For… Continue Reading →

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