Week Eight Hundred And Twenty

820   Sunday, August 10, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Greetings, Canada time is winding down. In the mean time it’s been like I am studying for exams. I have been cramming. On Monday the place to be was Sicamous. Brother Dave and his wife  Karen reside in the houseboat capital of BC.  It is…

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Week Eight Hundred And Nineteen

819   Sunday, August 3, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Good evening,   The ’97 Mercury Sable has returned home to it’s stable in West Kelowna. It headed west last Tuesday to Vancouver, Seattle, Shelton, and point in between arriving back at 8:00 pm tonight. There are 192,000+ miles on it’s odometer and it did…

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Week Eight Hundred And Eighteen

818   Sunday, July 27, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Hello, Social Week arrived and 5 pounds were attached. The Paterson’s made the  trek from Grand Forks to the Two Eagles golf course on Monday. We met there for a Heineken and dry ribs.  Al used to write for the Alaska Highway News, and later…

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Week Eight Hundred And Seventeen

817   Sunday, July 20, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Hello, My respect for the people that fight fires and manage all that is involved reached all time highs. On Thursday we got the call to evacuate our home. A forest  fire  was burning out of control and 2500 or so people were ordered to…

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Week Eight Hundred And Sixteen

816   Sunday, July 13, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Hello, The lead up week to the Holland Derby produced less than spectacular results which I am considering a good thing. Even though I practiced on the aspects of the game that I needed to, the scores ballooned. Surprisingly enough I did not take it…

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Week Eight Hundred And Fifteen

815   Sunday, July 6, 2014 West Kelowna, BC   Good evening, The self imposed  June 30 day challenges are over. The mental part of completing them was the most difficult. Just like life, it is mostly mental. I did a double last Sunday to make sure the yoga got done.  The 30 minutes of…

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Week Eight Hundred And Fourteen

814   Sunday, June 29, 2014 San Diego, CA   Hello, The first round of NHL Entry Draft was held Friday night and players in  rounds 2-7 were selected yesterday in Philadelphia. It was harvest time for the scouts that attended hundreds of games in their quest to find the Next One. For 17 years…

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Week Eight Hundred And Thirteen

813   Sunday, June 22, 2014 San Diego, CA   Greetings, Another sunny week in southern California has come and gone and another dream came true. I caddied on the pro tour. Eric is, among other things, a Bikram Yoga student and a professional golfer. He turned pro in ’93 and eventually drifted away from…

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Week Eight Hundred And Twelve

812   Sunday, June  15, 2014 San Diego, CA   Happy Father’s Day, The sun was out at the Admiral Baker South course and the Father’s Day celebrations were in full swing. There is a magnificent clubhouse at this Navy course and today they catered to over 700 patrons at their annual Father’s Day brunch.…

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Week Eight Hundred And Eleven

811   Sunday, June 8, 2014 San Diego, CA   Hello to you:) So far my proposed 30 day challenges are on schedule. There were times though, had I not shared with you my intentions, that I would of walked away from a few of the commitments. It was just enough of an edge to…

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