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PIQUE'N YER INTEREST: Lost in the Rush

PIQUE'N YER INTEREST: Lost in the Rush

"There’s a Rush lyric for everything, particularly for guys like me that are growing older and facing larger questions of mortality"
Take time to understand others' experiences

Take time to understand others' experiences

What's the best way to phrase this? I'll never be mistaken for a ballerina. Any excursion down a flight of stairs sounds like a herd of buffalo is barrelling down.
Be kind, be calm and listen to B.C.'s top doc

Be kind, be calm and listen to B.C.'s top doc

For many British Columbians, 3 p.m. (almost) every weekday over the last few months has offered a moment of calm amidst tumult. That's when we've gathered to tune in from our computers, radios, and TVs to hear our provincial health officer Dr.
Showing up is only the first step

Showing up is only the first step

Last month, Pique shared the story of a cyclist yelling at one of Whistler's earliest Japanese families to "go back to China" as he pedalled by on the Village Stroll.
What is our new normal supposed to look like?

What is our new normal supposed to look like?

Picture it: It's the first week of May 2020. Despite the fact that I've been self-isolating for what feels like approximately 38,672 days, the month of April somehow felt like a week, and my wardrobe consists solely of sweatpants.
Boys to damaged men

Boys to damaged men

Gentlemen, we have a problem. As the recent mass shooting in Nova Scotia once again demonstrates all too painfully, there's an inherent flaw in the male psyche that goes beyond nurture into our very nature.
How much can we ask of others?

How much can we ask of others?

Over the past few weeks, there have been enough lines drawn in the sand to make beach volleyball courts on every waterfront the world over.
Finding silver linings

Finding silver linings

I've always been a complainer. While I try to deliver my grievances with a dose of humour, if we're moderately close and I'm feeling a feeling, you will know about it. Stoicism? Mystery? Those are for cowboys and spies as far as I'm concerned.
Wrestling with reality

Wrestling with reality

With the pandemic putting a stop to live events the world over, it's been slim pickings for sports fans looking for some much-needed distraction on the TV dial.
Sports as a COVID measuring stick

Sports as a COVID measuring stick

It was supposed to be a busy weekend.