Monthly Archives: March 2020

In Search of Some Randomness

Looking for a change in my entertainment, or perhaps just searching for something random, I looked through a pile of DVDs in the basement.  I came across a discard movie from the library.  It was in the pay what you … Continue reading

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My Internal Playlist

For Today’s Perfect Moment,  I have selected a scene from yesterday with which we can all resonate. I was out in my car, purposefully avoiding news channels and listening to music.  A song came on the radio that I hadn’t … Continue reading

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Virtual Birthday Cake

If you’ve been reading this post, you’ll know that earlier this year I hit the big five oh. That was a bit tough for me, so I went for denial.   I had almost convinced my girlfriend that I was really … Continue reading

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The Future is Coming

As I get over the hump in another week of online teaching, I have had some time to reflect and wonder what will come of all this.  I don’t mean the virus and the impact prolonged social distancing will have.  … Continue reading

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My Extra Time

Good Things I am doing while at home and when students don’t log on to online classes cleaning stuff that needs cleaning organizing stuff stretching making (and then doing) reasonable/achievable to do lists preparing for subsequent classes getting through some … Continue reading

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What Song Was That?

After my online teaching day was over, I decided to go out for a socially distanced walk.  It was raining a little and it was easy to stay the requested distance away from the very few people who were also … Continue reading

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A Little Distraction

While it is hard to find Perfect Moments amid all the doom and gloom, sometimes Mother Nature steps in and shows me the way. I woke this morning to snow gently falling in my neighbourhood.  As we are in spring, … Continue reading

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Celebrating When You Can

I have to admit, being shut in besides a little walk has made it hard to find Perfect Moments.  I came back from Colombia and people wanted me to self isolate.  Since Colombia had only one case the day I … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning

When you wake up late on a Saturday morning, you go through all the motions of a great weekend morning.  The sun is shining through the kitchen window. You make your coffee and maybe something to eat.  The kitchen smells … Continue reading

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The Positives and Negatives of Working/Teaching from Home.

There are some upsides and downsides working/teaching from home.  I have touched on a few of these before, but I am in a listing kind of mood, so list I shall. Positives I can sleep later. I can drink my … Continue reading

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