Negligence Per Se…

My entire family was travelling in two cars on 416 South out of Ottawa on Saturday on our way back to New York.  It was a few minutes before 12 PM when we passed a red truck carrying a queen matress, box spring, and headboard in its bed.  As we passed the truck it was…
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The Ugly American…

Saturday was our last day in Canada.  It was a long day that got off to a bad start and got worse before it got better.  The complexities of the day were so great that I need to share them in three separate blog posts.  There simply is too much to tell to cram it into…
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Tonight I Am Grateful…

I don’t have the energy to say much today.  Some days just kick your butt.  This was one of those days for me.  The day went from bad to worse and then back to better, but now I am about as tired as a person can be.  Hence, The New Forty will be uncharacteristically short…
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The Road Taken…

Today is our last full day at the cottage.  As is so typically the case with vacations, the days seem to fly by. Hence, this is our last trip to Tim Hortons – the coffee shop we have visited for our daily hour long sabbaticals.  I will miss my daily iced caramel cappuccino and the…
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Nature And Nurture…

If you were to ask me if I camp, I would issue my standard reply – “I enjoy nature, but for me it is a day trip.”  I need the modern conveniences in life – a cozy bed, a warm shower, morning coffee, electricity, and some semblance of protection from the wild things.  And yet,…
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