Category Archives: Life Musings

Musings, reflections, thoughts, links and other academic related materials.

A Day On Grouse Mountain

I summarized my afternoon on Grouse Mountain into just over four minutes of video. I included a pretty epic “technical failure” into the video. Enjoy. Please follow and like us:

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Red Light Cameras and Speeding

Yesterday I followed an interesting twitter “conversation” about the possibility of implementing red light cameras that not only catch people driving through red lights but also catch drivers who are speeding while driving through red lights. One person commented that … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts

What you say is important. What your listener hears you say is arguably more important. Think about what you are saying and think about what your listener is hearing from you. They are not always the same thing. Is that … Continue reading

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A Walk at Rocky Point and a Tortured Wedding Boat

The kids and I went for a walk at Rocky Point in Port Moody last weekend and they decided to play detective to solve the mystery of “the tortured wedding boat” – the old rotting corpse of a boat located … Continue reading

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New Year’s Celebrations and Resolutions

I’m not one for making resolutions on New Year’s Eve but I do try to make small adjustments to how I live my life. Last year, or the year before, or maybe even the year before that, I decided to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

A day late but, Merry Christmas everybody!! Please follow and like us:

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Today would’ve been my grandfather’s 103rd birthday. There are many things I remember about my grandfather. Usually if I went to see him we would go off to some construction site on some remote mountain and cut firewood. Funny to … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Social Media Background Checks

Using social media background checks to screen prospective employees is becoming more common. In a recent study conducted by CareerBuilder, nearly 60 percent of employers used social media to vet prospective candidates in 2016. That translates to a 500 percent … Continue reading

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What Do Canadians Know About the USA

Canadians often take glee in how ignorant our American neighbours are of all things Canadian. Perhaps the highpoint of our glee in American ignorance of Canadian politics was when a Canadian tv program punked an American president by asking him … Continue reading

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The BC Storm and Winter Driving Preparedness

Many of the weather prognosticators are now saying that we should prepare for another long, cold and (shudder) snowy winter in the Metro Vancouver region. Ugh. Get ready for hashtag #BC Storm to start trending as we get a dusting … Continue reading

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