Day 761: The gift of warmth

. It’s Family Day here in Ontario … a time to spend with loved ones, reflect on family times, or simply celebrate having a long weekend in the middle of freezing February. I thought Family Day was the perfect time to update you about the Winter Clothing Drive I mentioned in my last post. There’s […]

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Day 680: The power of snowflakes

I came across this good-deed story on the Covenant House website (it’s a charity I’m happy to support, they give shelter, counselling and other services to homeless youth). This fundraising project is an admirable one on its own, but the fact that a 12-year-old was behind it particularly warmed my heart. ************************ Flurry of paper […]

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Day 600: Happy Canada Day!

My good deed today involved a trip to Tim Hortons … and no, not just ’cause it’s Canada Day … although that does seem fitting. I contributed to the Timmies’ Children’s Foundation Camp fund, which will send more than 14,000 kids to camp this year, according to their website. The only reason I ever had […]

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Day 536: Lullaby on Broadview

The Toronto Transit Commission has been having a tough few weeks. First this, um, caffeine-challenged fellow fell asleep on the job … literally. Then, a video of a bus driver who left his vehicle idling — and passengers fuming — while he ran into a coffee shop for an extended break was posted on YouTube. […]

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