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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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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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Recliners

No, the movie is not called LOGAN RECLINERS. An odd twist saw myself and my two best friends going to see Logan.  For whatever reasons, they didn’t see them with their own children and were free to see it with … 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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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Today’s Perfect Moment is the result of a late night text. As I write that, I realize you might get the wrong idea. An old friend, who I only get to see rarely invited me to the baseball game. It … Continue reading

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To Old Friendships Rekindled

Since late last year an interesting (and positive) phenomenon has been happing to me.  People who I haven’t connected with in a long time have sought me out and either contacted me or arranged to meet me. In some cases … Continue reading

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August 16, 2014: Coincidences

Today’s plan had me popping around to a friend’s place for drinks and any merriment that might ensue.  I had the person’s address and phone number, so I felt pretty confident that everything would work out well.  The only problem … Continue reading

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