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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 →

Truth and Politics

It is, once again, political season here in BC and I am getting geared up to campaign for the government side. The last time, four years ago, I was somewhat disengaged because I had just moved into the area and… Continue Reading →

End of Life is Never Easy

This past couple of months have been very instructive for me when it comes to dealing with death once again. Like most Canadians, I am not immune from the fact that death or that transitory moment between this life and… 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 →

The Oddest of Circumstances

Over our married life we have had to put up with the occasional acting up of television service. Problems like power outages, software failures, or just plain old wearing out of equipment have, thankfully, been few and far between and… Continue Reading →

An Update on Trump

We are closing in on the first hundred days of the Trump administration, and what we have is the making of a brand new culture of political staging, the likes which have never been seen in Washington, DC, before. I… Continue Reading →

Making a Case

The other day I attended a special meeting at my old place of work. No, it wasn’t a special party put on in my honor, or a reunion of sorts for an old employee who had decided to return to… Continue Reading →

Trevor Noah’s “Born a Crime” – Learning How to Put the Best Gloss on Life

Recently I watched Wendy Messely of the CBC interview Trevor Noah, moderator of the Daily Show, on the new release of his autobiography. Referring to parts of the book where he was constantly grappling with his identity as a ‘colored’… Continue Reading →

Nursing a Sore Elbow

Talking with a family member the other day about my ongoing efforts to treat my tendinitis, she reminded me about her own year long struggles with soft-tissue issues in her forearm. For her, like me, it has come down to… Continue Reading →

4011 – Bananas (Chapter 2)

In the last chapter, I left my reader with the impression that I was gradually becoming enamored with the prospects of becoming an enlightened shopper/consumer who has finally grasped the importance of participating in the weekly shopping for groceries. Much of… Continue Reading →

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