Busy week ahead

It’s hot. Enough said. This week is the dreaded sidewalk sale on the street where my Bookstore is situated. We have two a year, I hate them, exhausting, much ado about nothing. I imagine I won’t have much time to read or post on the blog. I’m still reading My Life As A Man by […]

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On the merits of slow

First the weather,  it is perfect.  Clear blue sky, cool breeze. Sleep is once again possible, let’s hope it lasts. Next, hockey season is right around the corner,  I can’t wait. Yeh. I haven’t been reading much lately. Well, actually I haven’t been reading much I can talk about. A friend asked me to read […]

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Curve ball, shmurveball

The weather is back to the way I like it,  cool and breezy. Admit it’s been a while since I mentioned the weather. This summer has been way up there,  on the learning curve of life. Funny, you live forty-five years,  you think you know a thing or two. Who you are, what your reactions […]

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Lucky

I’m feeling nostalgic I was listening to some songs on You Tube. Funny, Ever listen to a song you haven’t heard for a long time and remember all the words? I was listening to a Mike And The Mechanics song The Living Years. I think all of us who have fathers who have passed can […]

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Les Amours Imaginaires

On the weekend I went to see a new movie, Les Amours Imaginaires. This movie,  is by La Belle Province’s latest homegrown genius,  Xavier Dolan. He made a movie last year,  that had great critical international success,  J’ais Tué Ma Mere. Les Amours Imaginaires, does not suffer from the sophomore jinx, it is Sublime. A must […]

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Is the blog the modern day diary?

 “If a man has no constant lover who shares his soul as well as his body, he must have a diary—a poor substitute, but better than nothing. That is all there is to it in my case” James Lees-Milne I read this quote recently in a book review and thought to myself,  I have to […]

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New blog look and goodbye to good friends

I changed the look of my blog. I’m still working out the kinks, I’m computer challenged. Just said goodbye to two good friends who are driving down the 401 (moving to Toronto) I wish them much luck and happiness in their new city.  I’ll miss them but, hey now I have an excuse to go […]

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When is a writer a writer?

Good morning, girls. I’m really happy about the cool, dry, weather,  I slept very well. I went out  last night to have a few pitchers of beer with a friend of mine. I really enjoy our exchanges and conversations.  Sometimes they can be quite intense,  sometimes on the borderline of rocky,  other times over the […]

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Full moon ramblings on beer, the bionic woman and rejection

The humidity is back. Ugh! I can’t sleep I’m so tense and honestly, I”m exhausted. The pipe problem is fixed.  Hallelujah. A minimum of damage,  it’s a little bit smelly but, everybody says they can’t smell it. I am known for my bionic nose, remember Jamie Summers, the bionic woman,  very hot, especially when she […]

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