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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Maybe it s the fine winter weather. Little snow to shovel. Some ice, but I ve spread salt and sand on the driveway only once. Never any thought of having to shovel the roof. With few winter chores, I ve had more time to think.
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Cat does not like Valentine s Day. It s too mushy, and he s not interested in giving anyone a Valentine especially not his new neighbour, Dog. Dog has been howling, and throwing his bones over the fence. When Dog throws his ball over the fence, Cat has h
Thursday, February 25, 2016
Everything I read about tattoos was interesting, although not necessarily helpful. Then I landed on some totally unexpected, bombshell information: Some tattoo studios in the United States are offering free Donald Trump tattoos.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
St. Nora Lake has frozen over, finally. The ice was five inches thick at the start of this week. Great news for the snowmobile crowd and winter anglers.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
It is remarkable how tiny pieces of news help us to see much larger, worrisome trends. For instance, we now learn that the Natural Resources Ministry has been poking about, seeking a partner to help maintain the Sherborne Road. The gravel road winds 12
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Gentle mists caress the lake like a mother s hand massaging her child s back, calming her to sleep. Sleep for the lake is delayed this year. Winter s approach, usually loud and bullying, is just a whisper so far. It might be well into this month of Decem
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
That was nice. The last two months of the year filled with optimism, generated mostly by a new federal government. Lots of cooing and gushing about positive change.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
It was one of the those wood frame windows they built into 2 -storey family homes 100 years ago. Perhaps four feet tall, and 2 feet wide with a push up lower sash that allowed cool air to flow in during summer.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
It has come to this: If you sat in front of your television set for 10 straight hours (God forbid!) you would be bombarded with roughly three hours of commercials.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
People continue to shake their heads and ask how Donald Trump, the vulgarian who inherited all his money, got to be a U.S. presidential contender. The answer will not be found by studying the man. The answer lies within the millions of Americans who suppo
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Hola! I am just back from a week on the Costa Tropical in Andalucía Spain. My sister and her husband wisely decided to spend the winter in Spain so that meant free accommodation for me!