Category Archives: friends

A Friend Indeed

Today’s Perfect Moment is a surprise to me. What I mean is that the event is not a surprise, because it is definitely worthy of the title, but rather that its occurence was a wonderful surprise. A little background. I have … Continue reading

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Food, Pool, Beer and Best Friends

Today’s Perfect Moment is best friends, food, pool and  beer. I don’t get together with my best friends nearly enough.   Tonight (Tuesday) was the exception.  We met for food and beer==we know who we are and we are definitely not part … Continue reading

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Like a Comfortable Sweater

Some restaurants just seem to fit me like a comfortable sweater. They keep you warm, they make you feel same, and they welcome you regardless of how long you’ve been away.  Some places just seem at home to me.  That … Continue reading

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Perfect Moments of the Near Past

I’m laying catch up with the Perfect Moments. Sunday’s Perfect Moment was a combination of three great things (in no particular order):  Japanese food, an interesting cafe, and friends from a long time ago.  Having reunited with an old friend, … Continue reading

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Ten Years Later

The ESL world in Toronto is somewhat of a small world.  It’s either that or I’ve been doing it so long that I have cycled through all the people in the industry.  I think I would rather stay with the … Continue reading

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On Friendship

I want to write a few words on Friendship (yes, with a capital F) . I want to revel in one of the things in life with I consider important.  I want to speak like no one has spoken before … Continue reading

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The Question Everyone Will Ask

If I told you my answer was “It was great to be off work for a while.” would you be able to supply the question? No, you didn’t stumble upon a Jeopardy training or application site.  You stumbled upon my … Continue reading

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The Weekend’s Perfect Moments

  First and foremost, I have to apologize to anyone coming to this blog thinking that they were going to get “today’s” Perfect Moment. Since I haven’t had time to write since Thursday, I had to make some choices.  I … Continue reading

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Catching a Late Bus

It might be strange to call missing my bus Today’s Perfect Moment, but when you’re out with your best friends….things happen. So, we had a few drinks at a rather poor excuse for a bar–so poor in fact that it … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Camping Trip Part One

There is a lot of joy to be gotten from simple things. In my case it was a game of catch between myself and  my best friends. As I write this, I am reminded about the line from “Stand By … Continue reading

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