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Snowbird of Paradise

An Albertan who spends winters in California.

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Being Cut Off

The rules about private conversations in public places were relaxed a long time ago. I think it was when school children started being loud and obnoxious on busses. My in-laws were visiting once and, since they were without their own car, chose to take a bus into town. […]

Almaden Quicksilver Park Trail

Stirred and Shaken

I just cancelled a hiking date, and now I feel so much better. I like taking long walks in cities or in parks, alone or with friends, so this event made sense. It was a Match.com Stir event, which means that it was set up to introduce subscribers […]

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Go Ahead

I have just finished reading an excellent novel by Jojo Moyes called Me Before You. Since the story involves a caregiver and the man she cares for, it’s easy to assume that the title is about which of them would or should die first. The tease in the […]

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Rejected in Thirty Seconds

I recently heard two young men comparing their frustrations with job searches. They were both looking for work in the high-tech industries that are ubiquitous in this area, and both were so far unsuccessful. One was particularly outraged because he had submitted an application online, and it had […]