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As many people are marking the occasion, today is the one year anniversary of starting the work from home experience during the COVID pandemic. Well, one year and a day, but who is counting. The past 366 days have been interesting – both good and bad. Before the lockdown, my wife and I were on our honeymoon in Hawaii and then Los Angeles. When we left, COVID wasn’t something we were thinking… Read More

I am old enough to remember when the then-SkyDome opened up in 1989. It was the eighth wonder of the world at the time, and the first stadium with a fully operational retractable roof. It took forever to open and close but it was a true marvel. What my 7-year-old self did not realize at the time was the sheer cost of the structure, but it was cool; it was the place… Read More

“Dinosaurs ruled the world.” For a very long time now, I, along with many others, have been waiting for Toronto Star reporter Doug Smith to write a book about the history of the Toronto Raptors. I can recall many a mailbag where fans were asking when the book is coming, and it seemed like it was always a dream that may or may not happen. Thankfully it has because it is a… Read More

I am always fond of people who take initiative to improve their communities, and also what has led to this (usually) much-needed improvement. Take this BlogTO story, a man in Toronto’s Beaches community took to adding pool noodles onto a local one-way street to protect bike lanes and “people driving in the wrong direction.”