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It Wasn't A Joke???

Every time I hear any news broadcast I find myself saying the same thing over and over to myself, “Thank God I’m not an American!!”  I’ve been repeating this since last May when the U.S. primaries started and Donald J. Trump’s face hit the airwaves. What came out of his mouth was insanity and before […]

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A Glance Back... 2016

I started the year absolutely reeling from the events of the previous year. 2015 had come up one personal death short of an alternate movie title, with three deaths and a wedding. It wasn’t really a good year to know me. I think I spent the first few months of 2016 looking over my shoulder […]

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Simon Says... Take One Giant Step Backwards

Well it’s been a week since my southern neighbours elected Donald Trump as their next president and lo and behold… the world has not ended. It could be simply that they have not yet given him the nuclear codes or it could be that we were making much to do about nothing.   I think […]

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Generations

Millennial’s, Gen Xer’s, the lost generation, baby boomers and war/dirty 30’s children, these generations represent the living factions of our world’s population. We all fit into one of these buckets except maybe the few people who are topping the centennial mark in age but I doubt they will reads this. Where do you lie?   […]

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Things Like;

I like to write. Sometimes I do it to fill my day but if you hadn’t noticed my days are generally easy to fill. I write so that I can express my feelings about my life and the world around me. I don’t write about my work in any detail because I’m too close to […]

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Adios Rio

The Rio Olympics have ended. The games from a Canadian standpoint have been an outstanding success. We have managed to tie the Atlanta Games for the most hardware Canadians have won in any Summer Olympic Games at 22. The men even managed to contribute a fistful. Overall I am quite proud of my nation’s athlete’s […]

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Olympic Pride

Okay Olympics it is… I love the Olympics.   If you don’t like the Olympics you should be ashamed. No matter where you are reading this you are from some country or other, and unlike the Winter Olympics, virtually every country on the planet is represented in the Summer Games. So your country is in […]

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Lazy Larry

Theresa May is to become Britain’s newest Prime Minister. I read in the New York Times that she is due to take up residence at 10 Downing Street immediately and that she will be greeted by Larry the cat. This made me laugh as I had written about Larry a few years ago, it was […]

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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