Category Archives: Canada

End of the Season and Kat Kam MIA?

Like many Van­cou­verites, last night I watched one of the most painful and edge-of-your seat hock­ey games in years. Backs against the wall, the Van­cou­ver Canucks, the last Cana­di­an team left in the NHL Stan­ley Cup play­offs, man­aged to once again snatch defeat from the jaws of vic­to­ry (some­thing I tweet­ed a cou­ple of days […]

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Higher Ground

Cro­cus­es, tak­en in the Park near our place today I got out­side today, for the first time sev­er­al days, since for a long while I was too weak even to get much fur­ther than the bath­room. The air was mild, and despite a good deal of clouds, there were what they call here ‘Sun­ny Breaks’, […]

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Santa, Please Bring Canada Tech Stuff

Before go any fur­ther I want to first say that I do appre­ci­ate that there’s a lot that’s got­ten bet­ter in our tech lives since our move to Cana­da. That includes over­all faster Inter­net con­nec­tion speeds,  a great fea­ture from our ISP that for­wards a copy of any tele­phone voice­mail to my email as an […]

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Happy Canadian Thanksgiving, and a Little Progressive Humour

Hap­py Canuck Turkey Day! Pam and I are roast­ing a Turkey thigh (and even that is huge…), plus also roast­ing a pump­kin (seeds sep­a­rate­ly). I feel all Martha Stewart‑y. Since it’s not only Thanks­giv­ing sea­son, but also elec­tion sea­son for both the US and Cana­da (and again, we get ours a lit­tle ear­li­er), thought I’d […]

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Another Opportunity for Obama

I could­n’t resist point­ing to this new­­ly-cre­at­ed site when I saw it today. I’ve been work­ing two dif­fer­ent drafts of post­ings, depend­ing on who wins the Amer­i­can elec­tion in Novem­ber. If McCain does win, I guess the bright side will be that I might be able to encour­age a whole new group of friends to […]

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