Monthly Archives: February 2012

On My Desktop

Sometimes, ocean colors feel deeper, more intense in winter. I love the dichotomy I find there, amazed that a place which brings such peace to my world could also make me feel so small and insignificant. Every sense engages as the Atlantic swirls, and the saltwater perfume lingers long after the day is done. Life […]

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Author Niki Jabbour Answers 25 Questions

I’m not sure why it’s always been there, but I have a soft, quiet spot in my heart for gardeners. And lately, for this gardener in particular. We’re friends. But, surprisingly, Niki Jabbour and I have never met. Niki and I both wrote for The Halifax Daily News in the 1990s, where I was a […]

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My Most Memorable Super Bowl

Super Bowl XIX was my most memorable football championship. The game was played at Stanford Stadium on January 20, 1985 and pitted Joe Montana’s San Francisco 49ers against Dan Marino’s Miami Dolphins. I actually followed American football back then, so I had no doubt that the 49ers would prevail. Montana was just that good. It […]

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