The Epistle of Q — Chapter 183

Easter’s Over but the music isn’t… That you may no longer be a believer is okay. I can respect your decision even if it sometimes puzzles me. Now I’m a sinner, so perhaps I have more at stake than you; so please forgive this next commentary (even though it is not about politics). Many religions […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 182 (Part E)

Reflections on Lent… The Eureka Moment(s)… As Lent was drawing to a close I was reflecting on the book I was about to start – actually, in many ways it is more a book I have been thinking about re-writing, or revising or re-conceptualizing, since I released what in essence was a penultimate draft (Getting […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 182 (Part D)

Reflections on Lent… The final ski results… The Awards Banquet was held on Sunday evening and among the moments of good beer and then wine and then bubbly, time was allotted to celebrate various skill sets that were exhibited on the hill at one time or another or many times. Here are the various winners.. […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 182 (Part C)

Reflections on Lent… Travel to Visit a Grandson… Leaving the warmth of the southern USA for Montreal was inspired primarily by the opportunity to visit my youngest Grandson who was playing Junior hockey in New England… After landing at YUL I made my way by rental car to Burlington, Vermont (not a pickup this time […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 182 (B)

Reflections on Lent… Travel to Conferences! Once again this winter I was able to take in two of my favourite conferences – one related to my professional life, the other to my interest in the evolving world of church and theology… The professional conference, the Association of Practical & Professional Ethics (APPE), was held in […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 182 (Part A)

Reflections on Lent… Music heard and missed! It’s been awhile and because there is quite a bit to catch up on, I will try to brief with each segment of this Chapter… During Lent there often is not a great deal of music to be heard until near Palm Sunday. I was fortunate this year. […]


Interim Ski up-date to mid-February… Well we are probably just beyond the half-way spot in 2022/2023 season and here’s an update to February 14th! Just a reminder about the codes/terms:Days = the number of days an individual put on their skis and skied at least one run… Runs = the number of times down the […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 181

Something special happened… Well, here we are again – the oldest living grad of Toronto’s SICK KIDS hospital is celebrating her 106th birthday… On a different note, yesterday was somewhat weird – maybe because it was the eve of the aforementioned birthday? The day started reasonably enough with a mini-workout followed by a trip to […]

NEWS FLASH VI (Ski Results Update)

It’s winter on our mountains… Skiing has now started for the 2022/2023 season and it is time to give an interim summary of results… (to the end of December 2022) Just a reminder about the codes/terms:Runs = the number of times down the hill (no matter how long it takes)Vm’s = this relates to the […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 180

Before this year comes completely to a conclusion, you really should take in a couple of interesting movies… Netflix provides us with The Glass Onion – a throwback to the old who done it movies we went to in college and those early supposed adult years. The acting is good. The story is not totally […]