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One Giant Step Backwards

In Canada, as it is around the world, public health officials are leading the fight to keep us safe. They are not offering the cure, but giving us once again, the information we need to avoid getting sick and how to avoid making others sick. It’s nothing new. We were taught about it in school […]

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The Final Delay

Part 4- Out of the Dish Row 30. I hadn’t paid any attention to my seat assignment when it was issued in the Dominican Republic. This was truly a mistake, one that I will never make again. The only thing further back than me on this plane, are two toilets, the galley and the rear […]

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Even More Delays

That’s right… go back 2 posts for the start of this saga 😉 Part 3- The Deep-End We’re on schedule, go figure. Even though we have been a part of many delays around us, Honey and I are not really late. According to the big board at Pearson International airport in Toronto, we are on-time […]

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More Delays

To start at the beginning go back one post 😉 Part 2- Crossing the Dish Whoever penned the phrase “Misery loves company”, has never sat on an airplane. Absolutely no one is enjoying each others company. Miserable? Yes. Happy to be with others who are miserable? Not a chance! I know I wouldn’t want to […]

Delays

Travel this year is different. Unless your head has been stuck in the sand, this statement is self-explanatory. The coronavirus, aka Covid-19, has turned what for me, is usually a miserable experience, into a potentially deadly miserable experience. The plane crashing is the least of my worries! Travelling right now is like diving into a […]

Every morning I sit on my cabana deck at The Playa and watch as the staff arrive for work. Coffee is first as they chat and putter about the kitchen. Once the sun rises, one of the young men will grab a rake and start to groom the compound, picking up leaves and any debris […]

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Dissatisfied

Travel day is not something I ever look forward to, coming or going. If it were possible to beam myself to my destination, I would be fine with it, but so far that mode of transportation seems to be only available on television. For now, I must be at airports 90 minutes prior to departure, […]

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Am I The Only One That...

Am I the only one that thinks the American’s are resembling the Three Stooges more and more every day? Their three levels of government are the Larry, Moe and Curly of the modern world. The leader is a bizarre mix of P.T. Barnum, the self-promoter who figured that you didn’t have to fool them all, […]

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A Decade of Difference

Day one, 2020. 1970 is now half a century ago, and I for one must say, time flies when you’re having fun. I usually write a recap of the year that had just passed but since this is the change in decades, I thought it would be worth looking back at the last decade of […]

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The Holiday season is always stressful. I think it is for everyone, even those that don’t work in the retail sector. There is stuff you have to do, and a time limit in which to get it done. The holidays are the same for almost everyone around here. We’re all working the same schedule. We […]

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