Monthly Archives: May 2014

A Steadfast Hab-it

You may not bow down and be a true believer, but I am. At the altar of the Montreal Canadiens, I mean. The spirit descended on me in 1962 and I have not felt a moment of doubt ever since. … Continue reading

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Neighbours

I live next door to a crackhouse. Maybe I’m exaggerating just a little, but my next door neighbour is a crackhead. He doesn’t own the house and he’s persona non grata there now, but make no mistake, he has been … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Some people just never get the credit they deserve. Others get way too much. My own mother belongs in the first category. I know… I know what you’re thinking. Mother’s Day and all that. Blah, blah, yada, yada. But hear … Continue reading

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Memory Banks

It was at a swanky reception at the Royal Ottawa Golf Club. I finally spotted someone I knew. There was just one catch. ‘I’m going over to talk to Simon… or is it Seymour?” I said casually to my wife, … Continue reading

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