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the first day of spring?

  I wouldn’t have noticed it myself but thanks to a news telecast I happened to walk by last afternoon I learned that spring is upon us. Spring has finally sprung. But strange thoughts ran through my mind. Why does today feel exactly the same as yesterday? Why will...

he wants a dad not a coach

  I had a chance to take my son to his first Toronto Maple Leafs game last night. It was an unbelievable evening, filled with a lifetime of memories, and a five – nothing shutout, is nothing to sniff at either. But the day turned out to be more than a lopsided hockey...

Larry

  I have never had the pleasure of meeting Larry in person, but I miss him, now that he’s gone. I didn’t know him that well, and our series of encounters came through Facebook messenger. Over a period of a year or so, sending messages back and forth, here and there. A...

who over what

  When you are asked about your day, what comes to mind? Did you awake today to be with people or to take your orders from things? Things to do. Things to analyze. Things to sell. Things. The question is very important and an honest, truthful answer, even more so. As...

perfect imperfections

  We have never managed to conclusively nail down the circumference of a circle. Our best scientific minds and our fastest computers, after centuries of effort, are still unable to come up with a definitive number that identifies pi, much beyond the very danceable...

I hate Christmas

  I hate Christmas. Ok.  I said it. I hate the very idea of decorating our homes, with bright, shimmering lights, in the middle of Fall. Yes, Fall. Feel free to hate me at the very core of my ignorance but I am just not ready to inundate my senses with all these...