The Rough Draft

If you can't go through it. Go around it.

To paraphrase a great Scottish hero (Billy Connolly), “Life is not all sweeties and sand shoes.” Shocking perhaps but true non the less. You might have noticed among the elderly a general withering of the softening the reply filter.  Their answers may be somewhat abrupt, cranky or perhaps rude.  I prefer to think of their …

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A smart man once wrote, “Life is pain.  Anybody tells you different, they’re trying to sell you something.”  I think William Golding knew what he was talking about, don’t you?  And if you don’t agree with that sentiment, wake up and smell the coffee. One of the hardest things I’ve ever done was learn the …

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So it’s no secret that Toronto Zoo is currently hosting two Panda’s from China.  My wife suggested that I take Colin to the Zoo as I like Zoos while she does not.  Though any Zoo trip with Colin can be done in about three and a half hours including lunch and as lunch is a …

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