Category Archives: Thunder Bay Reflections

Northwest Radio

Was at Lakehead University during the fall of 1994, trying to focus on teaching and research at the Faculty of Business Administration. The hobble north, following the crash and burn, following the walk away, and don’t look/come back. So many … Continue reading

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Drugless Treatment

Crash and burn recovery was without drugs. After all, the gobbling was what had put me there. Once had a prescription for Valium. Carried them everywhere, taking them at the slightest sign of tension, real or imagined. Remember seeing a … Continue reading

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Hand On Shoulder

In 1993-1994, my second year as a full-time business professor at Wilfrid Laurier University, I was living in a sixplex, on the Kitchener side. Always a social statement as to on which side one chose to reside: Kitchener or Waterloo. … Continue reading

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Empty Offices, Empty Halls

Going to the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa earlier today, to pick up examination booklets for an exam to be given later today. Once again, empty offices, empty halls. Doesn’t seem to matter what time of … Continue reading

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Light Sliver, Larger

I remember waking up in one psych ward laughing because I thought it’s only when you want to die that someone or some doctor actually tries to help you. I always thought how ironic. I was losing everything until I … Continue reading

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Comfort Side

When relocating to the business faculties of Wilfrid Laurier University in 1992 and Lakehead University in 1994, I rented accommodation from a distance, sight unseen, through real estate agents. No time for house-hunting. On both occasions, ended up on “the … Continue reading

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Hobble North

Had a job interview and a job offer, when hit by my crash and burn of 1994. Job interview was with the Reform Party, for a research position. Job offer was from the Faculty of Business Administration at Lakehead University, … Continue reading

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