Category Archives: Family

Happy Thanksgiving to the US

While here in Cana­da we cel­e­brat­ed our Thanks­giv­ing back on Octo­ber 12th, this one is ‘the big one’ that we hear about from the South. With that in mind, I thought I’d send a lit­tle bit of Beethoven­ian Good Will (by way of the Mup­pets) your way, my Amer­i­can friends and fam­i­ly: (Thanks to Bren­da […]

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My Brother Hits the Big 10K (Patent, that is)

I got an email from my broth­er, that a patent that he was one of the four researchers work­ing on (and now, award­ed) turned out to be the 10,000th patent by his com­pa­ny, Microsoft. I had visions of stream­ers, par­ty hats and the like, but his boss at the time, one of the oth­er peo­ple […]

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Snowbound with George on Christmas Eve

Our patio with the most snow we’ve ever seen on it You always assume that things will turn out as planned, but some­times they don’t. Pam and I had all but packed our suit­cas­es ear­li­er in the week for a trip to vis­it with my broth­er and his fam­i­ly in Seat­tle, as well as my […]

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Dr Atomic in Vancouver

A cou­ple of week­ends ago, Pam and I, as part of an ear­ly hol­i­day gift from my par­ents, went to a per­for­mance with them at the Met­ro­pol­i­tan Opera in New York.  Well, not exact­ly. What we did do, was see a pro­duc­tion, by the Met live, in down­town Van­cou­ver, just as they were view­ing the […]

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A Life In Motion

One of the rea­sons that I haven’t been post­ing as often this month as last month, is that it seems that I’m always in town, busy attending/watching/participating in some­thing. You’d think that being on the job hunt and not tied down with a 9‑to‑5 com­mit­ment would mean that I have tons of free time to […]

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