Monthly Archives: February 2007

Control

There is no control in life. I spoke to a physician at Statcare today. She was less than enthusiastic about my plan to start running again in four days. Her exact words were “Your lungs have been severely scared by … Continue reading

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That’s an easy run…

I was just looking at our run clubs targeted races for this upcoming season. Without exception, despite the fact that I have been incapacitated for more than a month now, I looked at them and thought: Well that’s an easy … Continue reading

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My first win

I actually came very close to resigning this game when the black queen harried my king side pieces and prevented castling. As you can see I was down heavily on material but I had better board position and had pinned … Continue reading

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You can’t always tough it out.

A cold set in last week before the Defi Hivernal. It has worsened through the week. I have been toughening it out. On Wednesday I started coughing up blood. I toughened it out. On Thursday I barely made it through … Continue reading

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Hot off the press

At the AGM for the NDG Lachine Green Party this evening I was elected President/CEO of the riding association. I’ve talked the talk – now can I walk the walk? Time will tell.

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Where are my royalties.

The Canadian Private Copying Collective (read – the multi national music industry) is asking the Copyright Board of Canada to bump the cost of MP3 players by $75 and to give them the money. So I have a few questions. … Continue reading

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51:09.9

Ok – it was a slow time but on the upside I’m not injured and I am walking comfortably so no complaints. My hernia is complaining a little and the adductor on my right leg is a little sore but … Continue reading

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Donning the gear

It feels good this morning to be suiting up for a run. The race is about 2.5 hours away. Despite a fever spike last night which kept me awake for most of the night I’m in good spirits and looking … Continue reading

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Leading up to tomorrow

I have been worried – yes worried – about running tomorrow. It has been a long time now since I have run and I am still occasionally havening problems while walking so I’m not at all confident about tomorrows run. … Continue reading

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What was your best memory from high school?

I was asked a few days ago what my best memory from high school was. Quite frankly I didn’t have an answer. It’s not that there weren’t some good times in high school but nothing quite qualifies as a best … Continue reading

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