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Summer Job

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I could look out any window of our offices on the 23rd floor of the Toronto Star building and get a bird’s eye view of the city. From the panoramic sweep along the eastern lakeshore, with its string of warehouses … Continue reading

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Kicking Off Summer

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Summer in the City Begins… Now! Last weekend (May 21-23) was to Canada what Memorial Day weekend is to the United States – the first long weekend of summer. The weather cooperated with the calendar and it was the perfect … Continue reading

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Hot Summer… Cool You — Now with Extra Tips!

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Today is the official starting day of Summer. Yaaay! Hopefully you can get away for a few days of vacation, or maybe even staycation). Until then, here are some ideas to cool down as the heat and humidity ramp up. … Continue reading

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Reminiscing on a streetcar going west

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I had the afternoon off today. It was a glorious summer day – sunny with a cool breeze, fluffy clouds drifting lazily across a turquoise sky – and I wanted to prolong the enjoyment of it. I decided to take … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

June is almost over and, as I look back over the first half of the year, I feel a surreal sensation of time swirling down the drain like a fast emptying bath tub. Is it just me? Or is it … Continue reading

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