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2 years ago

"How are you doing?"

Graham🐝 Edwards · Decades of sitting behind desks, in airplanes or in a car has blessed me with very tight hips which, when not tended to, can be a crippling and painful proposition until the anti-inflammatories kick in. One of my preventative strategies is to walk each and every day which not onl ...

2 years ago

Post from Jim Murray

Jim Murray · Pic de Jour: Master Rowan Murray at about 4 years of age. For quite some time, with schedules being what they were for our kids, we got to spend the better part of each Saturday hanging out with Rowan, either at his house or ours. He got very used to me photographing him. I liter ...

2 years ago

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3 years ago

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3 years ago

Have You Ever Been a Protégé?

Sarah Cohen · The word protégé is a fancy French word that we use in English. It makes us sound posh whenever we use it and really extraordinary if the word is used to describe us. I’d like to take this opportunity to talk about what it means to be a protégé being mentored by someone ­— not tr ...

3 years ago

Misadventures In Mid-Life Dating: Heartbreak, Pain, COVID, and WTF?

Paul "Pablo" Croubalian · Hi all, it's been a while since I've reported on the ups and downs of mid-life dating. This post is about a down... a big down.  · No, a Gargantuan Down. · No, a solid kick to the emotional nuts. · I'm getting ahead of myself.  · Let me set the stage. That could be a story in its ...

3 years ago

Are we there yet?

Royce Shook · So, we're into our 8th month of defeating COVID-19. These words made me laugh but there's a lot of truth mixed in to consider. . .comic relief needed · So let me get this straight, there’s no cure for a virus that can be killed by sanitiser · and hand soap? · Is it too early to ...

3 years ago

Where Bon-Bons Play.

Robert Cormack · A short story by Robert Cormack. · Something arrived in the mail a few weeks ago. I thought it was a birthday card from my father—but it was worse. He sent a listing from the Georgian Triangle Real Estate Board. A cottage was circled in red marker. It looked like our old family c ...

4 years ago

May Days: A Community Legacy

Royce Shook · I am proud of my community as I think most of us are proud of the communities we live in. My community is one of the few in BC that still celebrates May Day. So this is an invitation to come and join in our May Day celebrations in Port Coquitlam in a virtual celebration. · MAY DA ...

4 years ago

Dancing and Ageism

Royce Shook · Every two weeks, on a Saturday night, we go out with another couple for dinner, and then we usually go for a special coffee. We have fun and enjoy their company and we laugh and we always find things to talk about. Every time we go, my wife wonders what we will talk about but we ...

4 years ago

Second Best Tottenham Ride Their Luck Again

CityVP Manjit · Executive decisions and not on-field talent is the chief barrier to get a side like Tottenham to become champions.  For the last four years pundits have cited Tottenham has a team who has a shot at winning the Premier League title but the trophy cabinet contains only cups gains f ...

5 years ago

Back To My Roots Part 1

Jim Murray · The other day I had this idea for a series of little essays that would help me wean myself off writing about all the stupidity I’m seeing in the world and focus on something more positive. So here goes. · When I was a kid in the fifties, I didn’t know much about the world. We nev ...

5 years ago

What Tyson Fury Can Teach Tottenham

CityVP Manjit · With all pundits considering the present Tottenham team to be superior in talent to Arsenal, Saturday saw another coming down to Earth for all Tottenham fans as Arsenal blasted Spurs away with a 4-2 win.  The excuse given was that recent triumphs in the Champions League last Wedn ...

5 years ago

Overachieving - Underperforming

CityVP Manjit · For Tottenham to make sense of what statistically has been "the best start for them in ANY Premier League Season" is to understand that performance through the actual game story.  For that reason it is quite fortunate to be a Tottenham fan and to commiserate those whose current p ...

5 years ago

Moments — two cards down and five cards up

Graham🐝 Edwards · The small blind · The big blind · Two cards down · The flop · The turn · The river · Best hand winsThese were the terms and concepts that we wrestled with on a Saturday night — the brand of poker that we had decided to play was Texas Hold'em and everyone around the table had eith ...

6 years ago

When Twitter Came Back Into My Life

CityVP Manjit · Last Saturday saw the successful launch of our new Saturday club and the labour of love that we are committed to does not end with one basic launch.  March is membership renewal month in our college and then there is effort required to keep the club viable when most of the studen ...

6 years ago

The Boomer Takes A Christmas Stay-Cation

Jim Murray · The Boomer works primarily on his own so there’s really no one to tell him when to work or when to goof off. That’s completely up to him. · All week long he has a big long list of things to do. Working with a lady like Charlene Norman will do that to you. But on Saturday, he park ...

6 years ago

Tottenham's Big Pitch Problem

CityVP Manjit · The talk of a Wembley hoodoo that casts some kind of bad karma spell over Tottenham is a good example of how superstition filters its way into soccer games.  Manager Mauricio Pochettino cites the hoodoo as a mental thing but after the Swansea draw on Saturday, it is more likely t ...

6 years ago

F.L.Y.N.N.

CityVP Manjit · Little did I expect that when I had envisaged creating a meeting theme "Forget Living Yesterday Notice Now !!!", just how prescient this title is with the sudden change in circumstances.  As much as this theme was a celebration of our Club President Flynn, the sudden departure of ...

7 years ago

So, What do you think? Am I crazy?

Paul "Pablo" Croubalian · It started benignly enough. Last Saturday, my wife was at a vernissage. · I'd rather have wisdom teeth yanked out with rusty pliers, so I stayed home. · It was a nice day. I decided to clean out the shed. Perhaps my insanity started with that decision.  · Perhaps not.  · It's bee ...

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