quarantine thoughts

Mid November Musings- Originally, I had written a draft early in the shutdown and things have changed since then; my draft initially noted the following “The quarantine has brought some unusual surprises; we managed to clear our balcony finally (got rid of the christmas tree! and put the tires back to the garage; initially I…

the new normal/stir crazy

By now its been about a week since my clinic closed its doors physically to clients, a week and two days since they closed the schools and the daycares, and im not sure how long since the province issued a state of emergency overall. I’ve gone from worried about unpacking my lens from Tokyo as…

HOME STRETCH

I’ve managed to simultaneously ignore my blog and crank out my doctoral dissertation in the last 5 months.  The last weekend I just submitted my first draft of my entire doctoral dissertation to my supervisor. Its been one hell of a ride. The pessimist in me notes that there will be a giant plethora of…

off to portugal

The following is sort of a follow up blog of drafts I made in 2019 that I didnt publish. im killing time in the international gates at Pearson International Airport waiting for my next crap flight. I hate flying. I’m always worried that something will go amiss, especially in the security and customs gates. I…

USA TORONTO FIN

Well its been a few weeks since we have been back from Los Angeles and Toronto so I thought I would blog a bit before I forget everything; also I cant effing sleep. Los Angeles as a whole was amazing. I didn’t think I would enjoy it as much as I did. When I grew…

its been boring

BBQ with good family and friends ; it was perfect weather for that today; cool wind, bright warm early evening sun, and some tree shade to keep everything cool. Really good meats overall and company. This is the initially exciting park that had a bunch f exercise equipment for the public; alas it was mostly…

So I’ve had a pretty fun month at the gym. I am trying a new thing with the treadmill which seems to be somewhat like HIIT (high intensity interval training); I have split my typical 30 minute run into 5 minute intervals where I build up to a full out sprint at max speed on…

traveling with pain

Its been a long time since I have blogged; and I am mostly blogging out of spite.  Today we were supposed to fly out on Flair airlines to Toronto; everything seemed to be going right this morning; we packed and cleaned; I got up early at 6 am to workout right away; leave time from…

Its been ages

Yeah so here I am like months later after my last entry —like half a year ago? Were finally into the light of spring and its warming up considerably and my mood overall is just really good. Anyways, time to recap the last half yearish. Personal fitness- I’ve been doing a lot (about 2-3 times…