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Writing about what I’ve learned

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 10

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 10

53. Dear Mr Trudeau, I see in this article in the Times Colonist, entitled "Syrian Refugee Plan Defies Price Tag: Maccallum" (http://www.timescolonist.com/syrian-refugee-plan-defies-price-tag-mccallum-1.2107416), that some people are worried about how much this is...

Dear Mr. Trudeau, Pt. 9

Dear Mr. Trudeau, Pt. 9

42. Dear Mr Trudeau, Churches in Canada get lots of tax breaks because they provide social services that the government is unable to provide - counselling, spiritual care, hot meals, shelters, community. This is fair, but they really do get quite a lot tax breaks. It...

Today

I squatted 75lbs for 3 sets. Then 80lbs for 2 sets. 80lbs is a personal best. After the last rep I was shaking and fell over and sat crosslegged for a couple minutes, panting. It felt really good. I went to  polo. Scored twice in the first game, including the winning...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 8

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 8

Look, I forced myself to write a HUNDRED letters, okay? They can't all be solid gold. Spread some positivity, even if you have to repeat yourself. Peace. 36. Dear Mr Trudeau, We have the temporary foreign worker program that allows a lot of companies to hire foreign...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 7

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 7

Still at it. I'm mailing the letters one by one. By the time this post hits the internet, I'll have sent about 10. I wonder if I get any replies? 31. Dear Mr Trudeau, I know a lot of the letters I've written you are seriously hippie, starry-eyed, muck. I understand...

Crush

Crush

Friends, let's talk about the most enjoyable of all mental illnesses - the Inappropriate Crush. It's made of a cocktail of pent-up hormones, raw emotions, and proximity to the first attractive person who happens to walk past. You come rushing up from the grey doldrums...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt 6

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt 6

It started to get tough, around #27. 26. Dear Mr Trudeau, The Pope suggested that every Christian parish should take in one refugee family. I think that is an awesome idea, because instead of putting a lot of Syrian people in a  Syrian ghetto where they will continue...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt 5

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt 5

I'm writing on behalf of Syrian refugees, asking Justin to let some more of them in. A hundred times. 21. Dear Mr Trudeau, Immigrants are badasses. They are people who have left their homeland behind in search of a better world. That takes courage, stamina, fortitude,...

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 4

Dear Mr Trudeau, pt. 4

I wrote a hundred letters to JT, asking him to let in more Syrians. Here's what I've got. Kindly forgive grammatical errors, I did a better job of editing the versions I mailed. 16. Dear Mr Trudeau, About half of Canada's citizens are over 40 years old and won't be...