Monthly Archives: January 2010

Build Your Own Ukulele

This morning I attended a workshop put on by the good folks at the Corktown Ukulele Jam and I came home with a brand new ukulele that I had assembled myself. You may well think that is the end of … Continue reading

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The Lost Symbol

I’ve just finished reading The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown. I first discovered Dan’s work when The Da Vinci Code came out a few years ago. I enjoyed it and went on to read his other novels. I find they … Continue reading

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Blogging leads to breakfast.

My post, Breakfast. The best meal to go out for, attracted comments both here and off-line. Some of those who commented suggested meeting for breakfast and today I met David S. at The Senator. The 1948 renovation is marvellous even … Continue reading

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I am not a person who lines up for things. There is the occasional exception but on the whole, if there is a queue, I’ll take a pass. Even when I was still working I preferred to go the movies … Continue reading

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We be jammin’

As long as I can remember there has been participatory music in my life. My parents and their friends, when I was small, sang whenever they were together. Mom and Dad would sing around the house. I was fortunate to … Continue reading

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Later Life Learning

I’ve just attended and enjoyed the first of ten lectures described in an email I received as: Galileo’s Legacies Four Centuries Later: This series, presented by Dr. John Percy (Professor Emeritus), grew out of the ‘International Year of Astronomy 2009’. … Continue reading

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Bourbon Street, round trip fare $6

We often don’t know how good we have it. I was sitting in The Rex (194 Queen Street West) one afternoon sipping a beer and listening to Club Django when it struck me that if I were a tourist in … Continue reading

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