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.

What Happens When Your Wife is Right?

What do you do? Do you admit you were wrong? Do you hide the truth and never let her know she was right? Do you change your name, move to an island, and declare yourself a king? Or do you … Continue reading

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Grandpa? 2022

Today, a little kid asked me, “Are you a grandpa?” I laughed. “Gosh,” I said. “As of yesterday, no, but I have two boys, 19 and 15, so sooner or later I’ll likely be one.” And that got me thinking … Continue reading

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Another First Feb 2022

What was your first job? Continue reading

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What To Do in ’22

What do you do when Covid comes a-knockin’? On Jan 26 (apparently), it was the 2-year anniversary of the 1st confirmed Covid case in Canada.  So I guess it was just fate that The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World and I officially caught the Omicron … Continue reading

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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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