The High School Reunion

Fifty years ago Dakota High School in Winnipeg opened its doors. I became a student there four years later. The 50th anniversary of the opening of the school held recently was cause for a celebration and I became integrally involved with one of the main events. That involvement brought me in touch with a multitude of former grads.

To reconnect with so many people who shared a common bond from our past was a lot of fun and this bond turned ...

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Sharing Your Expertise

Sharing Your Expertise

Recently, my bridge partner and I were contacted by Bridge Canada to inform us we had qualified to represent our section at the North American Bridge Championships in Dallas, Texas. We leave on March 25th.

We were excited at the opportunity to face this significant challenge again, as we did last year in St. Louis. This year is different. We thought last year was luck. We were a little overwhelmed by the experience and did not ...

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The Snow Storm

Connecting During Times of Trouble

2014 is well underway and so far the weather has been all winter all the time. Cold, snow, wind – I know this is January, what should we expect, but the prolonged cold has been challenging.

I had the opportunity to drive my grown-up daughter from Winnipeg to Boston at the beginning of the year. I can’t remember the last time I had 30+ hours to sit with her and talk about life. She needed to get ...

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Year End Reflection

Justin-John Twins GameYear end – a hurried time with lots of hustle and bustle? Or a time to reflect on what has happened in the past year? Some people are good at taking stock and reflecting on what has been, while others are not. And it may well depend on one’s commitments. Regardless, it seems to me that reflecting on past successes, failures ...

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