Tag Archives: Canada

Into the night

It was dark this morning.  The kind of dark that wraps itself around you enough that you don’t want to get out of bed because you think it must still be midnight.  The kind of dark that whispers “stay in … Continue reading

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My Canada

My Canada is a land of freedom – but I must stand on guard that it remains that way. My Canada is a land of promise, of hope – but I must not simply expect that to happen. It is … Continue reading

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I have nothing to complain about

I am waiting for my “friends” to send me on my way to the next level. Seriously. “I can’t believe anyone plays that game anymore, Mom”,  stated my son to me yesterday.  Judging by the tone of voice, I took … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace… in “not so C sharp”

Time is like a river. You cannot touch the water twice, because the flow that has passed will never pass again. Enjoy every moment of life. As a bagpiper, I play many gigs. Recently I was asked by a funeral … Continue reading

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The most precious values

I was quite moved today, watching the funeral service for Corporal Nathan Cirillo.   This young man was gunned down last Wednesday while standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario. His death most certainly galvanized the Canadian … Continue reading

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Today

The dog is curled up in a ball on the carpet in front of “Mom’s” sofa in the front room.  She yawns a stretches as though there is not a care in the world.  She has had her walk.  She … Continue reading

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