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Nine years older nine years later by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS It’s been so long I had to look up what SARS stood for (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome). That was part of the underlying score as I spent five weeks in two hos ... Read on »
Reading today (when I’m not writing) by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS   When I read it’s a bit like grazing in front of the dessert table (minus the diabetic considerations). So it is that I am currently reading, roughly a chapt ... Read on »
Another long spring walk in Toronto by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Bleecker Street Housing Co-Operative Wellesley-Magill Park Wellesley-Magill Park Steam Plant Lofts (part of the former We ... Read on »
Plan ahead – before it kills you by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS h/t to my friend BA! Today, April 16th, is National Advanced Care Planning Day in Canada…have you started the conversation? Here’s a link for more information and ... Read on »
Town of Perth, Ontario moves to conserve downtown’s beautiful buildings by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Perth Town Council has taken the bold, even if obviously necessary, step of creating a formal Downtown Heritage Conservation District. It comes in the form of a b ... Read on »
My camera survived! by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This was the last photograph I took on Sunday before going ass-over-tea-kettle into the waters of the Tay River’s Grant’s Creek at Allan Mills. I then walk ... Read on »
Newspaper clipping from Mom: “A GAY JOCK TAKES OFF THE MASK” by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS It was on the front page of the Ottawa Citizen’s March 17 “Saturday Observer”  section. The paper sat on a table beside Mom’s comfy chair, where she keeps ... Read on »
Holiday weekend pictures – and a splash of misadventure – from Perth and Calabogie by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS by kenngc   Click on the pic for the complete album. There’s a story to go with the final handful of pictures from Allan’s Mill, one of my favourite spots. ... Read on »
Scanned: my first post-positive lab results by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS I found this in a plastic-covered folder in my Rubbermaid file drawer: My physician at that time, the late Ed Kamski, ordered these tests as a baseline aft ... Read on »
Honouring Dad for his birthday by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This Sunday, yes April Fools Day, would have been my father’s eighty-fifth birthday. I last saw him when the whole family gathered in Perth to mark his seventy-fi ... Read on »
Ending the week on a positive note by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS I checked in with my doctor today to get results from my latest blood tests and the news was all good! CD-4: 310 (about the same as January) viral load: undetec ... Read on »
No sentence could undo the harms caused by Graham James by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS I join the outcry today over the sentencing of convicted serial pedophile Graham James to two years in prison for the sexual abuse of Theo Fleury and Todd Holt. Count ... Read on »
Two names to be added to Craig Chaplin Memorial Award by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS This spring’s presentation of the award in my brother’s memory will include a couple of firsts – two individuals are being cited and they’re from across the Canada-U. ... Read on »
Adieu Madeleine Parent by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS Aerial view of  Montreal Cottons Valleyfield works, 1950. Copyright undetermined as per citation at Université de Sherbrooke’s Bilan du Siècle I was sadde ... Read on »
Smoked meat, Céline-lean by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS It’s official – the families of Céline Dion and well–known restaurateur Paul Nakis have purchased the 84-year old Montréal institution  Schwartz’s  deli. ... Read on »
So three lawyers walk into the Ontario Legislature… by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS There’s a friendly exercise each morning that the Ontario Legislature sits when Members have the opportunity to introduce guests seated in the gallery – family membe ... Read on »
Recalling the optimism of Expo ’67 by Kenn C. Posted in: Blog Posts in HIV & AIDS It’s hard to believe that it will be forty-five years ago this spring since the opening of Canada’s first World’s Fair – Expo ’67. I have assembled a number of po ... Read on »