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If I only had a brain! or Wizard of Oz Day

Start a conversation with this opening statement; If I Only Had A Brain ! Bound to cause a pause, we have all had moments when we asked ourselves what was I thinking? Lock the keys in the car? Put the … Continue reading

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Just Standing There – Part 5

Mary and Alan both had a wonderful time at their first “date“, meeting at the old Sicamous, which is a cargo stern wheeler that used to ply the lakes before roads were built. Successful, a little clumsy at first, each … Continue reading

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Eleven Thousand, Three Hundred and Fifteen so far

July 4, 1987 – A young father, a young husband, and at 29 years old he was looking ahead to more time in Vancouver General Hospital.  Not something he relished. The phone rang after he arrived home from work, – … Continue reading

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Some things don’t change, Thank heaven

IN the last 36 years, I’ve owned a whole bunch of different cars, moved strata to house to strata to house to strata to house again. Presidents, and Prime Ministers have come and gone. My career has changed. I have … Continue reading

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A proud dad thinks back five years ago

My beautiful daughter Mandy has nearly been married five years!  I was reminded today of the fun and laughter at the reception when her husband Tyler and his buddies from school were all lip syncing to the Backstreet Boys.  They … Continue reading

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It all started on a Saturday, August 6, 1979

In a sense, this is a reblog because I wrote about this dock misadventure before – click here to read the story. My first date with my wife, Susan, was Saturday August 6, 1979.  It has been 35 years and … Continue reading

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