Author Archives: Joe Cummings

About Joe Cummings

Aquarius. Traveler. Gamer. Writer. A New Parent. 4 of these things are easy. One is not. But the journey is that much better for the new people in my life. A life I want to share with others, to help them, maybe, to make them feel less alone, sure, to connect with the greater world, absolutely.

10 Things You Need To Know To Vote (That You May Not Know)

Each time we have to vote, the government sends out something that tells us what we need. It’s only two things, really –  A voter card and some form of ID (and I’ve worked at the poll stations, so everyone … Continue reading

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Pandemic Aug 31st 2021 – What to do?

Shouldn’t the pandemic be over? Nope, it keeps going on and on and on like some bad four-hour director’s cut of Blade Runner. So, what do we do now? Well, it’s time for me to channel the great philosophers like … Continue reading

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Will You Miss Anything Once the Pandemic is Over?

Pandemic July 4th Beginning of the End? Is the pandemic over? You know what, it kinda seems like it is, so let’s see where we’re at. Can we travel in BC? Yup. Do we have to wear masks? Nope, but … Continue reading

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Pandemic April 9th, 2021

Vaccination I had thought that me getting the vaccine would end the pandemic. It didn’t. So much for the world revolving around me. But let’s ignore me for the moment and see what’s happening around the world. Dow is at … Continue reading

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Pandemic March12th 2021

I usually love to celebrate anniversaries. I celebrate June 6th D-Day by watching Saving Private Ryan and staring at my collection of unbuilt tank models. I celebrate the day I met the boys with a special present for them. I … Continue reading

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Pandemic Feb 4th – Hello World

Ok, so it’s now February 4th.  How are we doing, world? Doing ok? Getting lots of sleep? Hydrating well? See, the reason I ask is that you’re looking a little ragged – like a hungover sixteen-year-old who’s just staggered out … Continue reading

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Pandemic Jan. 18th Hello 2021

Dear 2021, How’s it going? I know you started out like a 4-year-old leaping onto the ice, thinking they can skate then falling flat on their face. That’s a tough way to begin, but don’t give up just yet. I … Continue reading

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Pandemic Dec 20th 2020

It’s Christmas Time 2020. A Covid Christmas. Continue reading

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Pandemic Dec 17th

Good News Top 5. Ok, with the pandemic kicking into high gear, again, and all sorts of bad news pumping through our media venues, it’s time to look on the bright side. So here are the top 5 things in … Continue reading

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Pandemic Sept 28th Down the Rabbit Hole

Looking at things in a totally unicorn and rainbow way, the pandemic has given us some unique opportunities to explore life. Before we get to what The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World has done, let’s look at the state of the world. Seems there’s a … Continue reading

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