Archive for October, 2004


Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. – Jorge Luis Borges (1899-1986), Argentine writer October 15. Friday. It all began yesterday. I called a roofing contractor named Nick from Extreme Roofing in Thornhill to come and fix the valley in the roof. […]

Huge (American) Pants

Huge Pants The truth is more important than the facts – Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959), US Architect October 8. Friday. So off we went, extremely tired and bleary eyed into the rush hour traffic of Cleveland in search of a TJ Maxx store from where we hoped (and succeeded) to get our free Olympic Gymnastics […]

In Fact I Just Did!

I’d drive 5 hours to see Carly Patterson… In fact I just did! Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear– not absence of fear Mark Twain October 7. Thursday. 5 hours in a car sounds like a lot, but if you are on your way to see Olympic Champion gymnastics it is a small […]