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2018 Write More Say Less

“Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end” – Seneca Welcome 2018.  I really had no intention of seeing the New Year in but after lying wide awake in bed for the past hour and a half I decided … Continue reading

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2017 The Year to Not Look Back

“Ring out the false, ring in the true” – Alfred Lord Tennyson The road through 2017 has been one of ruts, potholes and sometimes just plain erosion.  I usually approach New Years by taking the lessons I have learnt throughout … Continue reading

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Words Through the Ages

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost CONFESSIONS – I have been around for a long time and I have seen a lot of change, some good, some not … Continue reading

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Taking Responsibility

“The life history of the individual is first and foremost an accommodation to the patterns and standards traditionally handed down in his community” – Ruth Benedict It has been raining off and on for most of the day.  I knew … Continue reading

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Let It Come

“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them” – George Eliot The passing of Kenny Baker caught my attention this weekend and created a tsunami of thought.  Although I remember many of Kenny’s movies I also … Continue reading

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Living with Dignity

“One’s dignity may be assaulted, vandalized and cruelly mocked, but it can never be taken away unless it is surrendered.” ― Michael J. Fox This week the Canadian Parliament will be dealing with Bill C-14, an amendment of the Criminal … Continue reading

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The Conflicts of Life

Another day of rain which is just fine.  The rain and temperature beats the crap out of the snow and the -30 (or worse) Celsius temperatures hammering the east. It has been raining so hard here today that the rain … Continue reading

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