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Carol’s Retirement

Goodbye Tension, Hello Pension! After spending 30 long and busy years working for the City of Toronto, my good friend Carol finally retired. The IT Service Desk gave her a little send-off, and I was there (of course) to grab a few shots. Here’s how it all went down:

A Wet Ghost Walk Through The Distillery District

We’d been wanting to do a ghost walk of Toronto’s Distillery District for some time so we bought our tickets for the night of July 6th. One figures with a historic place like the Distillery District there’s bound to be some hauntings and a few lost souls lingering about. The company hosting the walk was The Haunted Walk. They also have offices in Ottawa and Kingston and we have taken… 

To My Departed Friend, Mari-es

Dear Mari-es: Although you left us in 2014 my heart still aches when I think of you; your departure was far too soon and far too sudden. If it were only possible to talk to you again, even for a few precious minutes, this is what I’d say: I must honestly say that the seven or so years we shared at Canada Life were the best I’ve ever had in… 

SARStock / Toronto Rocks

There were two memorable events in Toronto during the summer of 2003: one was the massive power blackout covering most of northeast North America (read my post on that here) and the other was Toronto Rocks or, more informally, SARStock. Held on July 30, 2003 at Downsview Park (previously a former military air base in the north end of the city), the event was a gigantic, marathon rock concert to benefit Toronto’s economy and… 

Rick’s 65th Birthday Party

The Sunshine Boy turns 65!! Yes, it was Rick’s big day, and a number of people got together to throw him a party for the occasion. We had a lot of fun with the “photo booth”, in which people were photographed holding signs of some of Rick’s famous (and infamous) sayings. June 9, 2018 Schmoozing… Taking A Turn at The Photo Booth… The Food… It was a great party! 🙂

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