Monthly Archives: August 2009


It has been 5 years since I started running. Just thought I would mention that – it is something of a little miracle that I’ve managed to stay with something so healthy for so long. Just kind of cool.

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An atheists formula for happiness – 3 rules

Some people believe that atheists do not have a spiritual side but that is not true. Love, awe, ecstasy are all part of the life of an atheist as is happiness.  Happiness is not a difficult concept but it seems … Continue reading

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The Canadian Health Care System

In the summer of 2003 my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer (stage 3A), had a radical mastectomy with reconstruction, chemotherapy and radiation therapy plus recovery. Cost wise it would have looked roughly like this: Continue reading

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Summer is on its way out. Today may only be the 4th day of August but the summer so far has been cool and rain drenched and seeing the back of it will not come too soon. Typically such a … Continue reading

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Seizure encore

Well Lynn has finally had the series of tests to find out why she has been having increasingly worse Jacksonian seizures over the last few months. She had the PET scan just before we went to NYC then after we … Continue reading

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