Monthly Archives: November 2015

Millstones and milestones

We’re half way through the fifth week of our daughter’s hospitalization. December is tomorrow putting Xmas that much closer and farther away than ever. In one of the rare spots of good news our daughter was accepted into Studio Arts … Continue reading

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Gene, Gene the Classics Machine

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Cegep de L’Outaouis, Heritage Campus, used to be housed in the old Académie Sainte-Marie building on Rue Champlain between Victoria and Papineau. The front of the building exited onto a sidewalk and the Maisonneuve trench which had been cut through … Continue reading

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Thanks, I’ll be here all week.

It snowed this morning. Not the first snow of the year, but the first one that stayed on the grass and the tree trunks and the reed tops. Minus six will do that and with a high of minus two … Continue reading

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We all know it

There are no rules in life but those we create for ourselves and those imposed by others we choose to obey. Rules make life easier sometimes and sometimes they make life harder. Sometimes the rules we create for ourselves aren’t … Continue reading

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Hope ajar

Do things really pile up or is it just an impression that hits when the ability to deal is in someway hampered by life its ownself? Our daughter had a few hours out of the hospital on Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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Paul Verrall

A little while back, while walking the dog, I wandered into Paul Verrall’s yard and he generously gave me a tour of his balancing stone sculptures. At the time he was working on a bear – in Italian cappuccino alabaster. … Continue reading

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I almost forgot – the ISBN came in.

Yes, the ISBN for The Ultimate Great Basin Relay came in and the short story is now for sale on Amazon.ca. Woohoo. It can be read by anyone who has a Kindle or the Kindle app on their iPad or … Continue reading

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It’s been a while

This iteration of my blog has been going since 2002 but it was housed on a different server prior to that and under a different name. I know I started it in 1997 but have no proof of that as … Continue reading

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The thin green line

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Our daughter has been in hospital for two weeks now. We’re into week three and it looks like it might be a longer haul still. She is doing better, thank you for wondering. The experience has been a reminder that … Continue reading

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