The Spring Silt of 2020

One of many of the National Parks’ closed campground stalls because of COVID19.I've been coming to some of Canada's National Parks since I was a little baby. That's a long time ago now. This year is quite different around here for obvious reasons. It appears that no one or nothing can escape COVID19; even the …

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#Dear Sunny Boy or Girl…

I chose the picture above for this post because the frozen soap bubble reminded me of a crystal ball.  It sure would be nice if I could help the sun read its fortune.  It would go a little something like this, "You are getting ready to shine like you've never shone before, especially in Canada …

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Private Answers in a Publicly Funded System?

  One simple phone call and two business days later, I was driving across the city to my much-needed MRI appointment.  I bet you are thinking, Wow--Canada must have a super efficient healthcare system.  Impressive!  That's the place to go for help.  I would be of the same mindset if I were reading this.  Almost …

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The Suffocation of Chronic Pain

Is my ankle pain life-threatening? Thankfully not! Could things be worse for me? Yes, most definitely. Just the same, my recent and worse flare-up yet has left me with a few realizations. Funny how 'forced' inactivity affords a person extra time to think--time to think about the bad, appreciate the good and question the in-between.  …

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Maple Leaves

There's nothing Pedestrian at all about this shot, in my opinion. While some may view this pile of leaves as just another fall clean-up chore, they are nothing of the sort.   In colour and kind, these maple-shaped wonders are representive of the great country that I call home.  Cheers, Canada!