Blue Jays Now a Fantasy

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 18) – Though disheartening for baseball fans across Canada, the plight of the Toronto Blue Jays is not a mystery. When you get hammered by teams ahead of you and cannot beat clubs beneath you, options become limited. For example: During their most recent visit to American League contenders out […]

Sky Wonders

By HOWARD BERGER Toronto (Aug. 28) – Alright, so maybe this weather/sunset photography thing is becoming a bit of an obsession. But, what can I do? Look at the images below and tell me what you would do if you had a camera in hand on a spectacular afternoon like today. Hockey is comin’. But, it […]

Thursday, August 29th, 2013 in Weather Photos
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Argos Are Cheating Their Fans

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 27) – We are nicely into our fourth day since the best player in the Canadian Football League went down with an injury at Rogers Centre. And, we still cannot tell you what has befallen Ricky Ray – quarterback of the defending Grey Cup-champion Toronto Argonauts; flirting with historic passing […]

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Balcony Weather: My Photos

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 26) – For more than six weeks, I have developed something of a cottage industry with my trusty Nikon: Snapping photographs of sunrises, sunsets and various weather patterns from the balcony of my north-facing, mid-town apartment. So much for the separation blues. SETTING SUN, OR DID JUPITER PAY US A […]

Monday, August 26th, 2013 in Weather Photos
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Maple Leafs Still Have Lots to Prove

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 24) – Let’s see… where were did we leave off? Oh yes, it was May 13th and the Maple Leafs were on their merry way to a second-round playoff clash with New York Rangers – dismantling the Bruins in the third period of Game 7 at TD Garden in Boston. […]

My Travel Photography

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 22) – Given that many of you have spoiled me rotten with comments about my alleged photograpy skill, I thought I might spend some time “feeding the beast.” Once upon a time, I was known as a hockey reporter and I plan to re-claim that title in the next month […]

Vinyl-ly!!

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (Aug. 19) – At last, it is over. All this business of moving from one residence to another – annoying and interminable beyond any project you can imagine – thankfully turned up a few pleasant surprises. None was bigger than a collection of vinyl record-albums I thought I had long-ago discarded. […]

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