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….and Nothing

When you’ve got a “to do” list that is more like a “to do” book, and when you suspect that there might have to be a second volume to this book, then you’ve got two choices. You can either get … Continue reading

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A Moment Later and…

The slightly cooler weather is no deterrent to using the barbecue. In fact, if I use my father as an example, he routinely uses the barbecue in sub-zero temperatures surrounded by snow mounds. I have done the same, and I … Continue reading

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What is a Sandwich?

There is debate among my family as to what exactly constitutes a sandwich. Having seen my sandwiches, you know that I favour elaborate creations with tasty bread, different kinds of meat, multiple mustards, tomatoes, different kinds of onions, lettuce (or … Continue reading

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A Funny Story

And today we will barbecue.  When I type it like that, it sounds so momentous and profound, or at least as profound as grilling meat can be.  Though it really isn’t me, I have seen people take it to an … Continue reading

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Family Recipes

My paternal grandmother, Oma as I call her, was a fantastic baker and cook.  I remember there were always chocolate chip cookies in the cookie jar.  There were always sweet things to eat.  There were always kipfels. Kipfels are crescent … Continue reading

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Love in the time of Coronavirus

Despite the lockdown, and despite the doom and gloom that hangs over my employment, I did find something worthy of the title of Perfect Moment. This time last year, my girlfriend and I spent the day walking in High Park … Continue reading

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Observations on a Saturday

I made the weekly shopping trip today and I have a few observations. It seems like people have made the adjustment to physical distancing.  Stores have put up glass shields and have got some form of protection on people.  Self … Continue reading

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The Weekend

I am still working, so the weekend still has some meaning in my life.  It doesn’t have any TV sports, but I am not working and not chained to a computer screen.  Therefore, I have lots of candidates for This … 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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Santa Marta

I awoke the next morning and nothing was clear.  I was pretty sure I was going home and was kind of excited about that.  We gathered in the lobby and the CEO said nothing.  The people who were headed to … Continue reading

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