Category Archives: university

Peeling Back Time

Several years ago I was at the Sunfest (a fantastic free world music festival) in London, Ontario and spotted one of my favourite professors.  I wanted to go and talk to him, tell him about his great teaching, and how … Continue reading

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School Ties, Nostalgia….and Everything

The Western Mustangs won the Vanier Cup yesterday. For those not in the know, that is the Canadian University Football Championship.  As I went to Western, I both watched and celebrated the win. I try not to get too wrapped … Continue reading

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Alma Mater

I don’t want to be a person who lives in the past. I want to embrace today and tomorrow as best I can.  However, forgetting the past and either its trials or triumphs would be rather unfair and probably unwise. … Continue reading

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To Old Friendships Rekindled

Since late last year an interesting (and positive) phenomenon has been happing to me.  People who I haven’t connected with in a long time have sought me out and either contacted me or arranged to meet me. In some cases … Continue reading

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