Category Archives: Moving

We Have Landed

Here’s how it went. They say that when you are deprived of sleep, you tem­porar­i­ly lose some short-term mem­o­ry, so maybe that’s the rea­son that that some of my trip to Buf­fa­lo is lit­tle fuzzy. Here is what I do remem­ber: I left on Tues­day morn­ing and flew first to Chica­go. I knew I was […]

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Christmas Day Walk

That nasty look­ing storm did appear, but it brought most of its force to Van­cou­ver Island, where they expe­ri­enced high winds and heavy rain. Then it hit the coastal moun­tain range and seemed to dis­si­pate. By 11 AM this morn­ing, the rain stopped, so we took a walk on the False Creek sea­wall, just like […]

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My Newest Writing Assignment

I men­tioned in my last post­ing that I was work­ing on a ‘writ­ing project’. I no longer have to be vague and/or mys­te­ri­ous about it. Through a series of refer­rals (Thanks very much, Mak­taaq and Travis), I was put in touch with an edi­tor at the LA Times, who hap­pens to be an old friend […]

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Another Police Certificate on the Way

Pam called Police Head­quar­ters in Con­necti­cut this morn­ing and they con­firmed that they had processed and approved a police cer­tifi­cate for her. They said that it was in the mail, but it had been a hol­i­day on Fri­day on the US (Vet­er­an’s Day) and of course, a hol­i­day here in Cana­da on Mon­day (Remem­brance Day), […]

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Enough Whining

I think I’ve got­ten most of the ‘Oh woe is me, my Work Per­mit is due to expire’ out of my sys­tem, and despite the drea­ry weath­er, there is plen­ty to be pos­i­tive about. Specif­i­cal­ly: It’s Elec­tion day today, and hope­ful­ly the Democ­rats will take back some of Con­gress. It prob­a­bly won’t be the Sen­ate, […]

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