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Together again…

In the last 3 years that I’ve been writing these stories (blogs) – I’ve never written anything about my younger brother Ricky (Eric), who has been battling demons for most of his adult life.  Despite a University education, a promising career, a wife and 2 awesome children – he’s lost almost everything. He has had the support of […]

Dispatch from the wettest place on Earth

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any weirder it happens… It was just reported on the news that 3,241 tree huggers from all over British Columbia have joined forces to save the trees from the ravages of this ongoing storm, which is now in it’s 3rd day. Here’s their strategy: the entire group target an area such […]

The Tush Man – Part 2 of 2

Note:  Please read Part 1 before reading this… The very next day I got a call from the Tush Man’s office advising me that my exorcism (colonoscopy) was scheduled for Thursday, July 16th.  They also gave me instructions on the medications that I needed to purchase and that I would have to fast – and […]

The Tush Man – Part 1 of 2

The earliest reference to the word ‘tush’ can be traced back to the earliest known traces of civilization – in the cave drawings found on the mountain side of Grouse Mountain, in North Vancouver, BC. Some historians have postulated that the original name of the mountain was Tush Mountain, and that it was changed when […]

My First Date in 40 Years – Part 2 of 2

Note:  Please read Part 1 before reading this… Part 1 ended on that Sunday afternoon… I had just gotten home and was playing with Holly outside when I heard my cell phone ring. I looked at the screen and her name and number appeared. My legs started feeling weak and my hand was shaking as […]

Push For Your Tush

The title of this blog isn’t about any of the following: things to say while toilet training your toddler things to do while seated on the toilet things to say to yourself when constipated things to say while passing gas Nope, it’s the name of an exciting 10K Run/5K Walk. Yesterday, the weather at Jericho […]

A shiny, red Rolls Royce

  I haven’t written anything new for a couple of weeks and that’s because I’ve been busy getting ready for my cross-country tour of Canada.  But something weird happened recently that I just had to share with you. I was on the first leg of my daily walk along the promenade/beach in White Rock, when […]

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