Monthly Archives: January 2011

Taking One More Breath – A Fish Story

HOPE “Hope is only the love of life.”                                           Henri-Frederic Amiel (1821-1881) You are looking at a bag of survivors – fish that by all reasonable expectations should have died – and yet most of them managed to see a better … Continue reading

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Excuse Me Young Man…But That’s An Oxlip

HUMILITY “The learn’d is happy to explore, The fool is happy that he knows no more.”                                          Alexander Pope (1688-1744) Middle age … Continue reading

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Good Karma

TOLERANCE “Open yourself to change, but do not let go of your values.”        Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama                                             … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

SHARING “Logical consequences are the scarecrows of fools…”                               Thomas Henry Huxley (1825-1895) I would like to begin by stating emphatically that it wasn’t really my fault. Anyone who would plant an unfenced Bartlett pear tree just ten … Continue reading

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The Night Gordie Howe Met His Match

MAKING THE RIGHT DECISION ” The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.”          Amelia Earhart (1897-1937?) I have two great passions in life – hockey and horticulture – but unfortunately, these … Continue reading

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Dedication

For my daughters – Nicole, Rochelle and Madeleine – in hopes that one day they will better understand what makes their father tick.

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A New Garden Book

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