Author Archives: Anthony

About Anthony

I am: equal parts rebel, romantic and shockingly average Joe. a writer trapped inside of an ESL teacher's body. an introverted attention seeker. a teacher who hopes one day to be called "Captain, my Captain." an intellectual who can do some very dumb things. a person whose Japan experience, despite being so long ago, still exerts a strong influence upon him. a lover of books, music, beer, hockey and Pizza.


I am a winner. Not long ago, I entered a contest on the YouTube channel Numis Canada with Bruce. The channel features lots of interesting information for the novice and seasoned collector. Please check it out by clicking on the … Continue reading

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Blogging When Tired

I looked back at my previous blog and realized just how many mistakes I made. Perhaps, I should not blog when I am so tired. Have you ever looked back at a blog and realized it needed some serious editing?

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Resourcefulness in the Asparagus Aisle

The other day, we needed some asparagus for the salmon dinner we were planning on having. Luckily, this coincided with our weekly shopping trip. While the price was quite high at the main store we shop at, there is a … Continue reading

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A Funny Thing about the Book I Read

background What you should know about me is that I am aware of how many pages there are in the books I read. I don’t bother checking when I first start the book. I am not trying to set up … Continue reading

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Ramblings From My Week

I just want to take a minute to write a little about the week that was. I honestly don’t know if you’ll be interested in my ramblings, but feel free to comment on any of it. Reading I seem to … Continue reading

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A Quick Morning Message

Good Morning. Have an amazing day free from stress and worry. You deserve it.

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Eagle Eyes

I honestly don’t know if these are Perfect Moments (maybe the ride home has fuddled up my brain a little) but they are pretty good and I thought at the time that they would make pretty good Perfect Moments. Chronologically, … Continue reading

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The Indoor Cycling Season

Though I suppose I could ride outside–with the proper gear, everything is possible, I just don’t have the heart for it. In my teens, I rode my bike for as long as I could every year. I didn’t have a … Continue reading

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Beautiful Mornings

My mornings are beautiful. I leave for work just after sunrise. There’s a certain glow about everything. The trees in the park I walk past on my way to the bus still have some golden and red leaves. The grass, … Continue reading

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The Return of Windows Shift S

I would never consider myself an expert computer user, but the times have made me a bit more comfortable at navigating the online world and using a lot of tools that I never had before. Unlike most people my age, … Continue reading

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