Category Archives: Organizations

Yes you can complain about the weather but

You can complain, commiserate with other locals but after that you just suck it up – or write silly poetry. It was early on Saturday morning and I was preparing to venture out for the day. The cats were fed … Continue reading

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25 years of connecting a community

This past month has brought daily work day commutes, social outings and a stinky, humid heat wave – in September! My writing activities were limited to journal entries, resume updates, politely stern mail messages and drafting another letter of complaint … Continue reading

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SharePoint Poetry? Yes.

It has been a cold, dull winter’s day. I thought I’d put some creative writing skills to work, to express sentiments towards an awesome, browser-based collaboration platform I support. Let the Buddhist-leaning writer embrace the nerdy IT worker.  Are there … Continue reading

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Comfort levels

Miss Geneva thought I deserved a break this weekend. In-between catching up on addressing Christmas card envelopes and writing short, meaningful messages, I turned my attention to a different task. I have been a volunteer with a professional conference the past … Continue reading

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Taxing times

It’s tax return time in Canada. Mixed blessings for a security snafu in that the Canadian Revenue Agency has delayed the deadline to May 5th. CRA didn’t answer one of my questions about valid dependents.   Hey @CanRevAgency I have … Continue reading

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You know things are going downhill when…

I have an opinionated Tabby Cat. Well, more like I live with a photogenic tabby cat who is a purrfect conduit for me to express opinions, deliver judgement and sarcasm.  The latest is an observation on how Twitter has changed … Continue reading

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Cats, comics and getting through winter

The Tabby cat was not amused when we invaded her comfort zone with comic books dug out from bookcases and dusty shelves. It wasn’t the first time I had used her for some comical distraction. One resident youth and I spent … Continue reading

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