My Mid-Life Crisis

Posted: September 25, 2015 at 9:55 am

  “Maybe you’re just going through a mid-life crisis.” It was February 2012. Having just taken a bite of my smoked duck breast and gizzards, I started choking. I sat in…

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The Great One

Posted: September 10, 2015 at 8:21 am

  In honor of Wayne Gretzky, the only player in the National Hockey League to wear, or who will ever wear number 99, my  upcoming book will have 99 chapters.…

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Snow Day

Posted: December 14, 2014 at 4:57 am

I woke up one Tuesday to a light dusting of snow, so light that it was not enough to completely cover the tiny gravel pieces of our terrasse, only filling…

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Welcome to Czechoslovakia

Posted: October 22, 2014 at 5:05 am

“Nick,” I said over a Belgian Mort Subite beer, “I have to go to Czechoslovakia next week. Sam wants me to scout around and find some bike routes, try the…

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The Procrastination Handbook

Posted: October 22, 2014 at 5:04 am

Some people call themselves procrastination experts, but I laugh at their presumptions. I wrote the book. In Grade 11 biology class, our teacher, Mr. Leckie, introduced us to the scientific…

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