Category Archives: Road Warrior

The Shoulders of Giants

In the middle of the Monday morning management meeting, it was announced. It was a fairly typical Monday for me – my flight was delayed, I was in Victoria, operating on perhaps as much as 5 hours of sleep. I … Continue reading

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I need to go to bed

It really is Friday, although barely. I have to go to bed. Mostly, given the unreasonableness of the guests in the room next to me, because I need to do this . . .

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Oh Canada

  I travelled from Winnipeg to Vancouver yesterday. I sent some photo’s of the journey off to the Handsome Aussie. He reminded me of how fortunate I am to live here. I completely agree. Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia.  

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Is this me?

I ran into the parish priest that conducted Gabriel’s funeral yesterday. She has left that church and for a time left the vocation entirely to be home with her young children. I ran into her and I called out, and … Continue reading

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The Perfect Summary

This is the perfect summary . . . Of the sort of woman I have been while trying to travel 112 Kilometers between Vancouver and Victoria, when there is fog.

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Dear Miserable Old Bat . . .

Dear Lady in Seat 14C. I’m sorry. They obviously failed to explain something to you. Your approximately $300 plane ticket entitled you to about 18 inches of space across your seat. It did not. . . . Let me repeat … Continue reading

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If It’s Thursday . . .

I am a ball in a tennis match. A tennis match where a dog ran onto the pitch and stole the tennis ball and he’s only giving it back to the players after he has had a good solid chew. … Continue reading

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Fixed It

I have a small problem today. I have to go to Vancouver, just for tonight. Normally I pack carry on, but I’ve been in BC since last Sunday night and even with my mad packing skills I can’t manage to … Continue reading

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There could have been a blog today

But I was mesmerized with this view. And maybe confused by the lack of sleep?

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You Sir

Look, Airlines have all sorts of very stupid rules. Some how my $500 iPhone is going to knock your 32 Million dollar Boeing 737-300 out of the air. Because maybe in 1999 or in 2003 some one’s portable something or … Continue reading

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