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Sunday, November 1st, 2009

There may be a few changes to the old blog in the upcoming weeks. Yesterday found me eschewing the sunny fall weather and descending into the underground bunker which is UBC Robson Square for an all-day course on building a website with Word Press. I have been using this platform since the day this blog […]

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

I received a comment (which is pretty unusual in itself) with a criticism.  Now, I’m a sensitive type, easily bruised, and I was a little hurt that someone didn’t like something about our show.  But then I realized that it gave me a chance to drag out the old soap box, dry my tears, and […]

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Last night at my blogging course (what, you think I can do all this without some guidance?) my laptop suddenly informed me that it was running low on battery power and would shortly fall asleep.  Then it made good its threat.  This was especially disturbing as it was plugged into a wall socket at the […]

Sunday, February 8th, 2009

There are many jokes about Canadians and our low-key view of promoting ourselves.  Americans are as American as apple pie.  Brits are as British as a bulldog.  Canadians are ………as Canadian as possible, under the circumstances. We were always bemoaning the fact that Canadians aren’t as adventuresome as our neighbours.  Not risk-takers.  Cautious. Well, turns […]

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009

I wake up in Canada every day, and I feel that makes me among the luckiest people on earth.  And, although the competition for the un-luckiest people on earth is pretty fierce, the people of war-plagued Africa are certainly among the front runners. But there is hope.  This story  by Bob Herbert of the New […]