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going to meet my Macca

 The huge communal garden at Davie and Burrard, already in full swing. It’ll be another month before we in Ontario can even begin~

A profusion of clematis, in mid-April. Incredible. But what I’m really in love with are the azalea and rhodo trees. Yes, thick trees of these exotic flowers; chez nous, we’re lucky if a little bush survives.

I walked to the Y, more for a long shower and sauna than a workout, and then back down Robson Street, window-shopping.

Today is my Aunt Do’s 96th birthday. An inspiration to us all – living alone, in full possession of her faculties, still winning, sometimes, at Scrabble. Long may she reign. And may I have those genes, please.

Soon, Macca. Who has pretty great genes himself.

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I began keeping a journal at the age of nine. Nearly fifty years later, I started this online journal, sharing reflections, reviews, updates, and the occasional secret.

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