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Halloween: Space Dog and Alien

Monday, October 31st, 2011

We don’t have a lot of little kids in my immediate family, but my sister has two dogs…

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Been Gardening

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Today was the first decent day in the last few so we got up early and finished our overhaul of the shrubberies near the front door of my mom’s house…

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Selling the last piece of the Muschamp family homestead

Wednesday, September 7th, 2011

My family has lived on Vancouver Island a long time, before Canada, before British Columbia, Vancouver Island was a colony in the British Empire. My family came from Ireland and Scotland mostly, some came via the Australian penal colony even. My ancestors settled in the Cowichan Valley and Union Bay, many of them became loggers but there were several farms carved out of the countryside. My grandmother’s both grew up on original homesteads…

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Zen and the Art of the Blues

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Today wasn’t the best day. Last night I couldn’t sleep. I was reading “Zen and the art of motorcycle maintenance” and I got up to look up a book on actual motorcycle maintenance, you’d be surprised how influential this book is. It is found in the philosophy section, but I’m more interested in the motorcycle maintenance and I guess the father son dynamic. My dad was a biker…

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This is the big day

Saturday, February 27th, 2010

No not the Olympic Gold Medal Men’s Hockey Game, today my sister and mother have tickets to three events in which medals will be awarded. They are at the Bronze Medal Men’s Curling match, then they will be at the Gold Medal Men’s Curling match, then finally we are all going to the Bronze Medal Men’s Hockey Game…

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Large Family Gathering

Sunday, December 24th, 2006

Yesterday, yes yesterday, we had a large family dinner at my mother’s house. It was a potluck, but still as the hosts we had to do more than our share of preparation. I never had to cook anything, but I did get up at 7am to start cleaning and setting up…

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McKay Family Reunion

Tuesday, November 14th, 2006

A few days ago we drove to Victoria for the McKay family reunion or a close approximation. This was my dad’s dad’s side of the family. Besides my mom and my sister I only had met one person who was at the house prior to November 5th, 2006…

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