Walk-In

Did you ever think, “maybe it’s a sign”? That a power greater than yourself is trying to send you a message. Give you the heads-up of impending doom or encourage you down a path towards the ivory tower. Do you ever wonder why the message is always hidden in other events? It’s never a straight […]

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There are two different entities at ‘The Playa’, or at least in my head there are. There is a restaurant business and there is a hotel/cabana/cottage/bed on the beach/ or however you wish to describe it, business. I can only speak to the hotel side of the business because I keep the reservations. With less […]

Hands Freed

I am happy to report that Honey has had her casts removed. Her thumbs have been freed, and will now be permitted to interact with the rest of her fingers. This might not seem like any great thing to you, but for the guy that has been holding the spoon so she can eat, it […]

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I support the actions taken at my border, both federally and provincially, in an effort to mitigate the spread of a deadly virus. Even though I miss the sand and the warm sun like many others, I can only shake my head at the impatience of some, and their misguided belief that “it won’t happen […]

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Creative Solutions

Over the past few weeks, I have been faced with a series of unusual challenges due to Honey’s ‘diminished-capacity’, and have had to come up with some creative solutions. “Necessity is the mother of invention”, they say. I have also been dealing with holiday store closures, and a ‘code-red-stay-home-essential-goods-only’ COVID-19 lockdown. It has been a […]

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I Can't Imagine

There is a certain disconnect in our brains. A gap that exists between understanding and comprehension. The last year has been ripe with examples that seem to support this thought but this is a condition that has existed forever. You “get it”, but you “don’t get it”. On December 24, my wife Honey, had an […]

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I think Donald Trump has a weak mind. He seems influenced by only things that get him what he wants. He has bought into weird conspiracies (some he started himself) about evil-doers lurking in the shadows, trying to thwart his every move as he sinks further and further into his own personal delusion. What does […]

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My COVID Christmas

It’s Christmas and all around the world people are celebrating the holiday season. This year it is a far different experience. We are not getting together in large family clusters, sitting and gorging ourselves on roast beast and ant-acids. This year is about Zoom calls, text messages and e-mails with loving sentiments. It’s virtual hugging, […]

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1-800 Register Me

Even though the last 10 months have been hard on all of us, the next eight months will be crushing. That is the amount of time it will take for enough doses of vaccine to reach Canada to make an impact. Unless of course we only give the vaccine to people over 50, and give […]

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What Comes Next

All of us, well at least the ones that are trying to avoid getting sick and dying, have spent many hours looking into our crystal balls trying to discern the future. What will happen next? That is the question we have all been debating since the beginning of 2020. From the outset of this pandemic […]

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