Christmas is a distant speck in my rear-view mirror, and we are already most of a month into 2012. I wouldn’t really say I have any “resolutions” for the New Year, but I do have some goals. It is odd how the completely arbitrary change over of a calendar causes me to re-examine my [...]
The entire month of December has come and gone, and I’m now staring down the deep, yawning abyss of another year. I’ve been at that age the last couple of years, an age I was reminded of recently by my birthday, where thoughts sometimes turn to all that has been left undone in life.
Today is the last day of 2009, and the end of the first decade of the century. Time to look back, I suppose, and consider where we’ve been.
It is now 2008. In two more years the Winter Olympics will almost be open here in the Vancouver area. Irene and I will hopefully have a trip away from the area planned so we can avoid the traffic and endless “Olympic this” and “Olympic that” nonsense.
It’s a little past midnight, so that means it is now officially 2007 here on the Wet Coast.Â Irene and I got back from Chilliwack about an hour ago, and my wife is already off in dreamland.Â I’m sitting here in front of my computer with a glass of cognac at hand, pondering the [...]