I read a lot

Seriously, a lot.  I always have a book on the go, generally fiction, I read the local papers and the Globe.  I also read magazines.  When you want to write for magazines it makes a lot of sense to read them.  Two of may favorites for at least 20 years now have been...

There is Still Hope

As I sit hear listening as my home computer tower is potentially self destructing (ITunes shouldn't skip music, should it?) I am not in as much pain as I was last week, or even yesterday.  In fact, I haven't taken a painkiller of any kind all day.  Checking back in my...

Maybe this is a little more serious than I thought

I've griped on here a couple of times about lower back pain, and even described my history with it in a a blog post, but a week or so ago, it hit me harder than ever.  I had been for a quick shuttle Sunday, and felt fine.  Monday I had to go to Hornby Island for work,...

My Daypacks

So, I’m picky.  Deal with it.  For about ten years I rocked the “purple” back pack.  It was day bag from “Free Time” that I picked up in Edmonton.  It got me around the world, literally.  But in the end, it was always a compromise.  No specific sleeves for back...

Man Cave Upgrades

So, how was your Halloween?  Mine was, in the end, quite mellow.  I went to two parties Friday night, but still managed to be home and in bed by midnight.  I ended up not going to a party I had a ticket for Saturday as I felt so ill Friday and most of Saturday that I...