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"If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? And if not now, when?"

I’m Not Always Reactive and Aggressive

I’m often quick with an aggressive response on social media and in person, but this letter demonstrates my ability to write a well-considered and even-tempered letter of complaint. I wrote another letter not long ago to Rogers, and it resulted in… Continue Reading →

I Almost Killed My Family Making Pancakes This Morning

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It Might Be A Tumour

This is somewhat of a stream of consciousness post. I’m trying it out too see if I find it to be even marginally entertaining. “People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.”… Continue Reading →

A Good Story

“A good story should make you laugh, and a moment later break your heart.” – Chuck Palahniuk (author of Fight Club)

King Ed

I had somebody tell me today that Eddie Van Halen was over-rated. You can not like his music, that’s fine. But to say he’s over-rated is just stupid. That’s like saying Enzo Ferrari is over-rated because you’re a Chevy guy…. Continue Reading →

Foo Fighters “Congregation”

I’m into the Taylor Hawkins part of my obsessive/compulsive deconstruction of “Congregation”, and I’m smiling. A lot. He’s so tasty and has such a way with frantic rock grooves. 4:18 is so snotty, it’s ridiculous. If I was going to… Continue Reading →

50 Is The New 50

Over Christmas, I got the flu…the plague. There was a well documented H1N1 outbreak going on at the time, and I’m pretty certain that’s what I had because it’s been years since I’ve been that sick. I hardly ever get… Continue Reading →

An Open Letter to First Student Canada

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the story of school bus driver Kendra Lindon and her former employer First Student Canada, you can read about it here. In a nutshell, she broke a company rule by picking up kids… Continue Reading →

Mon the Biff

I missed last week’s post because I was in Vancouver over the weekend, and I spent Sunday night editing the latest episode of the podcast. I’m late with this week’s post because the long weekend messed me up. I never… Continue Reading →

I’m Grateful For…

For decades I’ve been taking 15 seconds out of my day to write a single sentence that always begins “I’m grateful for…”. Some days I forget, but I’d say I get it done 95% of the time. When I first… Continue Reading →

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