Tag Archives: Reflection

You’re 30 Now

This is more of a rhetorical question, but at what point will it sink in that my age now begins with a three? It has been a few weeks since I turned 30 and I am still in disbelief that … Continue reading

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Big Shiny Tunes 5

It’s the review you’ve been waiting 21 years for! Okay, maybe not. In fact, I’m not even sure this is going to be a review. It’s more like, I’m going to listen to every song on this CD in front … Continue reading

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Together at the Olympics

Together. It is a word that has been used a lot over the last year and a half. It has been added to slogans. It is softly spoken to us in radio advertisements. It is plastered on large canvases, which … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 16 Days

As the final medals are being handed out, I’m realizing that the last two weeks have gone by way too fast. I don’t want the Olympics to end. Fortunately, the Winter Olympics are only six months away and all eyes … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 14 Days

As we speedwalk our way through the final days of the Tokyo Olympics, here are some of the Olympians and events that have caught my attention over the last few days. Canadian Women’s Soccer TeamI love this team. As I’m … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 10 Days

Well, the Olympics are almost over. Already. The one thought that I’ve been unable to shake since the Olympics began is just how much of the Olympic experience was robbed of the athletes. They finish their event and are on … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020: After 3 Days

I love sports, which means I love the Olympics. I’ll watch any event that is on. If I have to learn the rules or the optimal strategy, I will pay attention and learn it. And it doesn’t matter if it’s … Continue reading

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Tokyo 2020

It was not supposed to turn out like this. When Japan was awarded the 2020 Summer Olympics on September 7, 2013, the country was only six months removed from a Level 7 nuclear accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power … Continue reading

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Beyond The Blog: 8 Years of The Captain’s Speech

To commemorate the 8th anniversary of The Captain’s Speech, I sat down with a film crew to answer some questions related to my blogging experience. Unfortunately, they lost all the footage, but not before transcribing it! Convenient, I know. This … Continue reading

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Only Pain

Remember in Home Alone 2, when the family lands in Miami and they are passing everyone’s luggage down the line – “Give this to Kevin” – only to find out that, “Kevin’s not here”? And then Catherine O’Hara finds out … Continue reading

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