Rants

Row One Seat One

This is my opinion. Do not mistake the following of being an actual, factual news article. It’s just what I think.   I am Canadian; have been all my life. Being Canadian is not the same as being American even though much of the world views it as such. Our social, economic and political systems […]

I was speaking to a fellow employee the other day when she told me a story. I have not made any effort to verify the facts of her story because the story is not the point.   She told me about a couple who had recently arrived from Syria. They were just two of the […]

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Far Too Serious

Does your life contain humour? Do you laugh every day? I cannot remember a day in over fifty years when I did not laugh at least once. Even on days when there has been tragic loss I have still managed at least one half-hearted ‘ha-ha’. Some people might find this strange but it is the […]

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Below Normal

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At work the other day a guy from the Big Box Store came up to me and said, “We have four seasons in this part of the country… Winter, Still Winter, Construction and Almost Winter.” I laughed because as a Canadian I totally understand what he means. It is either winter here or cold enough […]

Omens

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Floyd is one of my few regular readers. He commented on the previous post and never one to listen to good advice I decided to reply with the following thoughts on said advice.  February 2015 My friend Floyd made a comment on this blog that made me think of omens. I know many people would say […]

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'... And The Times They Are A Changing'

As you can see from the last post that sleep is something that I struggle with. I get to sleep but I just don’t stay there and my internal clock is forever telling it’s time to get up. Today and for the next week my internal clock and I will be at odds because today […]

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