Category Archives: business

Local Businesses Need Your Help

It’s pretty clear that we need to support local businesses–both those that are still open throughout the crisis and those that manage to reopen after the crisis.  As great as it is to click a few buttons and order things … Continue reading

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A Little Bit of Good Economic News

Close to my house is an Asian grocery store.  That statement is mostly true.  I call it an Asian grocery store, but they sell Canadian food as well as food from all over the place.  Their philosophy seems to be … Continue reading

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Rebuilding Aurora

I wish they had put a hole in the boards and not made me take this picture from the side through a chain-link fence.  Oh well.  There is still that little boy in me who can stop and look at … Continue reading

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Unexpected Redemption

On this rain soaked, missed bus, unmotivated student kind of day the need for a Perfect Moment is keenly apparent. The whole purpose of the Perfect Moment is to rescue this rather blah day from itself. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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Tennis Anyone?

Quite near my house, on my bus route in fact, there is an independent sports store which focuses on swimwear and tennis gear. Despite its specialization, or perhaps because of it, it has managed to survive the onslaught of bigger … Continue reading

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This Year’s Jersey

After a mediocre and rather long teaching day, I headed to Gears Bike Shop to pick up to pick up my package for the 2016 Epic Tour. If you recall, last year’s Epic Tour was a cold and rainy affair … Continue reading

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Goodbye Door to Door Mail Delivery

Right now, as I write this, they are installing my new “community” mailbox. Okay, that isn’t exactly true.  In fact, they are just scooping out the dirt from the embankment to make a space for the new mailboxes.  They’ve got … Continue reading

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