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My Bucket List – in Name Only!

It was a great day.  The kind of day when you stop and sit for a while, you realize that the smile you are wearing has been on your face for several hours.  You are not sure when it started … Continue reading

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The Fall of Equality

Mary Kendall, in her blog “A Poet in Time”, said it best: “autumn’s equinox when time is equal— if only one day people could be like this” Equality – we know when we have achieved it when we no longer … Continue reading

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I have faith

“Well done, good and faithful servant” I follow a number of blogs.  Some of them are an unusual choice for me.  I was introduced to them simply because some of them “liked” my post.  I was curious “who” and so … 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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The Best Laid Schemes o’ Mice an’ Men

I can’t believe how I reacted to the news of Rob Ford’s cancer this morning.  I honestly broke down and cried. Rob Ford, Toronto’s rather “controversial” mayor, was diagnosed with cancer roughly the same day as I was.  He began … Continue reading

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