Category Archives: Dealing with aging and dating

STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER: ASIAN-CAUCASIAN RELATIONSHIPS


SUMMER LIVING IN THE STRATA – Asian-Caucasian Relationships One Friday evening at 9:30 after a hot day I went to the pool. When it is 35 degrees centigrade I stay out of the sun and wait till sundown to swim. … Continue reading

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STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER


STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER After a month of exploring, confronting and swimming while receiving information and an education from my fellow Strata council members, I now have a bit of an understanding what strata life is like in summer. As … Continue reading

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NEWBIE AT STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER


NEWBIE AT STRATA LIVING IN SUMMER Thanks for all those who responded to my cry for feedback on the Strata swimming pool abuse by so-called guests. Although I knew I have rights as a Strata owner, I am not always … Continue reading

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CRANKY OLD WOMAN?


CRANKY OLD WOMAN? Last fall I moved into a condo complex, consisting of three separate blocks of town houses. No, it is not a gated community, because I do not like to be fenced in or keep visiting friends out, … Continue reading

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MOST MURDEROUS COUNTRIES IN THE WORLD


MURDEROUS COUNTRIES Many retired people and those close to it are looking for ways to make their dollar stretch and still have a nice environment, preferably warm, to live out the non-employed part of their later years. After a life … Continue reading

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REFLECTIONS ON A SATURDAY MORNING


    When I read the paper at the coffee shop this leisurely last Saturday morning, my horoscope said to keep a low profile today and go my own way. I was exactly doing that already and enjoyed the luxury … Continue reading

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Last Night In Twisted River review


BLUEPRINT FOR A NOVEL Last Night In Twisted River by John Irving This second most recent novel from John Irving becomes more interesting as one reads along until the end is reached and all is revealed–or so one might think. … Continue reading

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PREY OR PREDATOR?


Review of This Is How You Lose Her – Junot Diaz I rated this book 4 out of 5 stars. The book consists of a series of interconnected short stories that form the novel about Yunior and his loves. The … Continue reading

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RESPONSE TO FEARS for “OTHER” IMMIGRANTS


WARNING: CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECT! The Globe and Mail published this weekend an article written by Doug Saunders called GOOD FAITH that I found very interesting and ties in with my interest in immigration issues. It deals with the fear of the UK … Continue reading

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THE CASE FOR 100 MILLION CANADIANS


The bulk of this post is an excerpt from an article The Case For 100 Million Canadians by Doug Sanders in the ongoing series published in the Globe and Mail newspaper about immigration and the need for more immigrants in Canada, to save our … Continue reading

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