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 […]

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 […]


Greetings and Best Wishes… At this time last year we were moving into our new home — Christmas was somewhat akin to a plethora of boxes that one really didn’t want to open…However, it was a good festive season with invites to friends’ homes that were delightfully decorated for the season… Skiing got underway on […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Sixty

What possibly could be the most interesting question as we reach the 60th Chapter of this journey? Well, how about a visit to the Emergency section of the Penticton Regional Hospital (PRH)? Now that sounds interesting….I’m not going to dwell a great deal on this visit but I will let you in on a couple […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Nine

How does the Okanagan get everyone ready for the Christmas season? Well it all depends on what your preference is? Let me briefly relate two recent incidents that make living here a culturally enjoyable experience, on par with PEI. Thursday evening I attended a rendition of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol”. This is an interesting […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Eight

What, another comment about music? Yes, but I’ll be brief. Sunday afternoon the Okanagan Symphony Youth Orchestra put on their Winter Concert. In one word: excellent. My only complaint — once again, while we can get 3,000 out to take in a Junior hockey league game we can’t get 300 out to take in perhaps […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Seven

What spirit moves within us at those moments of intrepid introspection? If you do not have faith, or believe not in powers beyond yourself you can quit reading this Chapter. It is not for the sure of foot or the certain of mind (in order words, this will not be read by our current Governor […]