In Memoriam — Bruce Hirsche

What do you say about a friend for over thirty-five years, who is younger than you, and now is suddenly gone? Today was a cold day again on Apex (-20C but with less wind than Monday) yet the skiing was quite good — a 4 star day actually. However the chill was nothing compared to […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Sixty-Seven

Am I proud of our Olympic team? YES. Just watched the replay of the Ice Dance finals. Still gives me goosebumps. What a performance, what a pair of brilliant, smart and talented Canadians. Of course, living in the Okanagan, I’m also very happy for the Bobsleigh Teams, especially the Gold Medal pair, one of whom […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Sixty-Six

Seen any good movies lately? Yes, as a matter of fact I have. Late this afternoon I was at Penticton Art Gallery’s “Kitchen Stove” presentation of “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool”. This is one of Annette Benning’s best performances — the make-up artists should receive an award as they variously show her vivacious, beautiful, […]

NEWS FLASH — Medical Report

There have been numerous questions over the past few days as to my state of well-being. I won’t go into each question, nor will I state from where precisely the questions have come…however I will now give a reasonably concise summary of the recent conversations with the experts… Since having the intriguing visit to the […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Sixty-Five

Now that the Scotties are done for the year, can my life return to normal? A few years back, when I was living in PEI, I actually flew home from my winter ski-home-shared condo on Apex to attend the Scotties. It was a great event; complete with a never-ending Kitchen Party in the large exhibition […]