Effectively the first third of my sabbatical year, from August 27 – December 17, 2005 was turned completely inside out by my debacle with Rogers Wireless Inc.
When I returned from being away on Friday August 26, I was intending to hit the ground running on Monday on my third book project, which I had planned to complete by the end of my sabbatical year.
Instead, I watched with horror as day after day, week after week, and month after month of my writing time was consumed by a never ending battle with Rogers Wireless.
Along with the “best laid schemes o' Mice an' Men,” sabbatical agendas “gang aft agley.”
It soon occurred to me to begin the preliminary research on my next fourth book: