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New Reflections

When I was a student at the University of British Columbia in the late 1980s, springtime came as a blessing and a curse. It was a hard time of year as final exams were upon us and then the search … Continue reading

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You can never quite go back

My mom used to tell me that, “You can never quite go back and resume life in the place where you grew up; especially after you’ve spent time living somewhere else for awhile.” This Dutch girl spoke from experience, having worked … Continue reading

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Dead man walking!

My doctor smiled courteously, flipped open her consulting room door announcing, “Dead man walking!” as I shuffled out into the waiting area.  Well, perhaps I exaggerate slightly, but her lectures about my need to make drastic lifestyle changes over our last few visits has me … Continue reading

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