Monthly Archives: August 2007

Redux ad absurdum

It was probably a little much to expect my first month back but I am not going to realize this month’s goal of 400 K: With a current log of 360.39 kilometers and two runs left for the month. You … Continue reading

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From pen to paper

Does it bother anyone other than me that life is a first draft?

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Light show

What an amazing show of power tonight. I had just started out on my run when the thunder started to roll. It seemed to be far off so I ignored it for about a kilometer. Then the rolls came faster … Continue reading

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Once upon a time in the cinema

3:10 to Yuma is opening soon and I am looking forward to seeing it. For fans of the western genre the pickings have been mighty poor since the sudden disappearance of the superb HBO series Deadwood. The western is a … Continue reading

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The cost of healthy activity

When you race for recreation there are costs involved. Shoes for running range from $120.00 to $200.00 depending on what you wear. My favourite shoe is the New Balance 755 which is $159.00 with the taxes and which are changed … Continue reading

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Unbelieveable

Writer gets sued for writing a negative review of a text book. As difficult as it may be to believe this is actually happening. It doesn’t surprise me as the comedy site I run with my partner Richard has been … Continue reading

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Dorval Day Meet

My daughter participated in the Dorval Day swim meet at Surrey pool yesterday. She is a member of the Surrey swim team and she had a good meet coming in last or next to last in all of her events. … Continue reading

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il etait une fois

There was a time when if you phoned me or knocked on the door Luba was blasting from a radio, cassette player or stereo. It all started with the Secrets and Sins album and continued until she stopped recording for … Continue reading

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New laptop ordered

Well I took the plunge today and ordered a new laptop. Of course I ordered it – I wouldn’t buy off the shelf – there is always a tweak or two if you have an idea of what you want … Continue reading

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Quick to the post

I have been keyed up since about 3 this afternoon. It is race day. A 5 K the shortest race I have ever targeted. Normally 5 K is the point in a run where I judge how I am going … Continue reading

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