Tag Archives: Oshawa
A Ghost in Campbell Valley

Although I have been living in the Vancouver area for many years, I only had a vague idea of where it was when I started on a walk this morning. …

Happy Mother’s Day!

Yesterday, I went for a walk in Gates Park, Port Coquitlam and enjoyed the weather and the great friends I have in the Surrey Trekkers Volkssport Walking Club.  But I…

My Best Newspaper Job

Originally published January 29, 2013 I remember my first newspaper job but I’m not sure how old I was – I’m guessing I was probably 9 years old.  Actually, it…

Aftershave & Talcum Powder

Originally published February 12, 2012 For several weeks during the summer of ’64, I was helping my dad build our family’s new cottage on Duck Lake, near Orville, Ontario.  My…

Shaving

Originally published February 11, 2012 I can’t remember how old I was when I first shaved – but I know it was just before I started high school (early 60’s). …

A Perfect Kisser

Originally published January 31, 2012 Have you every wondered what makes a person a good kisser? It doesn’t matter if you are single, married, separated or divorced; straight or gay;…

Court, Karaoke & the Biker Bar

Originally published February 10, 2012 Today, I am meeting my buddy Court for coffee at the Wired Monk in Langley.  Court lives on Vancouver Island but came to the Mainland this week…

Pay Washrooms

Originally published on January 31, 2012 As a young boy in the 50’s, I remember noticing that some of the toilet stalls in the men’s washroom were “pay toilets”, which…

Best Pickup Line

Originally published January 26, 2012 Okay Danny, why would you write a blog about best pickup lines? While looking at myself in the mirror this morning, I shuddered at how…

If the shoe fits

Originally published January 29, 2012 Today I went to the shopping mall to buy a new pair of shoes.  As I walked in the mall, I thought back to the…