Author Archives: Jane Fritz

Happy Father’s Day to all you fathers, the most important job you’ll ever have

I have been blessed. My family has been the beneficiary of lots of wonderful fathers. The importance of having a father whose love is unconditional cannot be overstated. I had such a father. Not for nearly long enough, but long … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Now A Near-Certainty For Trump After He Does The Impossible And Unites Canada

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Canadians of all political beliefs came together to say they hope that asshole never comes back. Even as the backlash grows against Donald Trump, and his complex new foreign policy of ‘Blame Canada,’…

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Bucket lists, quests, and meaning in life

In communicating with a colleague of mine about a work-related matter the other day (I know I’m retired, don’t ask!), I came to learn that she was in Las Vegas for a long weekend with her 88-year old mother, because … Continue reading

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Terrifying Images Emerge From Within Once-Peaceful-Now-A-Security-Threat Nation Of Canada

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WARNING: The following article contains images of people generally enjoying life and not bothering anyone. They cannot be unseen. In the wake of Donald Trump’s declaration that Canada represents a security threat, and…

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Losing my innocence at 70

For the first 70 years of my life, starting in the immediate aftermath of World War II, I really did believe that the world was progressing towards a common goal, one of peace and prosperity for all. Not just for … Continue reading

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The votes are in and … money is not what brings happiness

Earlier this week, an article appears in Canada’s self-proclaimed national newspaper (which no longer provides print copies here in Atlantic Canada!) that immediately caught my attention: “Money really isn’t everything: The surprising new ranking of Canada’s happiest – and most … Continue reading

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5 advantages of running in old age

Earlier this week Facebook showed me one of their “Memories” posts, reminding me of a truly family-filled Mother’s Day 10K in Toronto 5 years ago, shared with my husband, 2 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, 1 brother, and 1 nephew. Pretty special. This … Continue reading

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