Visa Appointment
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8:45 AM. US Consulate in Vancouver. I’d finally applied for the US visa and I was at the consulate that day for the mandatory in-person appointment. I’ve never been to the US, despite living in Canada for seven years now. A few people, who have heard me reveal that not-that-deep secret, have had a jaw-dropping,…

Still a Glimpse of Hope
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Mud slides in Sierra Leone, floods in Nepal, India and Bangladesh, terror attacks in Burkina Faso and Spain. This week’s news around the world has been especially depressing. However I want to address what happened in Charlottesville, Virginia. The level of ugliness displayed by white nationalist, clinging on to their so-called cultural heritage and southern…

Vrooooom!
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So I saw Baby Driver (2017) and it’s easily a candidate for movie of the year. The film was non-stop from the beginning to the end and I’m not even joking. I mean everything was present, engaging witty dialogue, an otherworldly soundtrack, powerhouse acting and intense action. The movie starts right out the gate with…