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Blog archives for August, 2007

Archive for August, 2007

Friday, August 31st, 2007

The CNE is on. In fact, it’s literally right down the road from my office.  If you’re not Canadian I might explain that CNE is Canadian National Exhibition.  Part of that is an air show with Jets etc.  As I write this they are practicing for the air show tomorrow.  We just had a flyby [...]

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

The air is tainted by melancholy in Canada.  Kids have started going back to school, and families have taken all their summer vacations.  Some might get a few more weekends at their summer cottages until those too are boarded up for the Canadian winter. But if you think about it, while the Summer is the [...]

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007 It is almost a detective mystery. But I don’t want to spoil it.

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

I’m in a hockey league called the EMFHL. Except for a two season break, I’ve been playing in it since university, well over a decade now. How Canadian is that? It’s allowed me to stay in touch with friends, and build new friendships while going through my first decade of work — and while living [...]