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No way out

Last month was a disaster on the financial front, but more importantly both our kids had minor relapses. Not major, which is a good thing, but minor. Enough so that it made it clear that I’m never actually going to … Continue reading

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On Pause

Today was day 90. We have a timeline though, an exit strategy, a way through the woods that should see our daughter home the first week of April. Life is never dull, but it is glacial. I do what I … Continue reading

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I get by with a little help from my friends

There’s a theory called “The Self Attribution Fallacy” which states that people give themselves too much credit for where they are and what they’ve accomplished. We are all the product of both our own work and the work of others … Continue reading

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Every journey begins somewhere

So this is where I start on a new journey to try and become a published writer. All through CEGEP and university I sent out poems and short stories to publications all over North America to no avail. Rejections slips … Continue reading

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Keep running up that hill

Last weekend was the Ottawa Hypothermic Half which takes place on a golf course in the Kanata industrial park. A bib became available so on the spur of the moment I decided to run the race on very little training … Continue reading

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Nothing unusual

All over the world every day people die. It happens. There is nothing particularly remarkable about it even when those who die are remarkable it is simply the continuation of a pattern to which all life must adhear. Yet the … Continue reading

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