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April A to Z – Hello, Help and Helicopters!

Where do I begin with today’s letter? I think I’ll turn the sequence around… I’ll begin with helicopters. Why helicopters? Because there’s an old saying… if you have jet-fuel in your veins it never leaves. Yes, I spent years in … Continue reading

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Fly Boy… Fly!!

I stood watching this fellow for quite a while. He hopped from rock to rock, scratched about a bit and then assumed his attack pose… all to no avail. He eventually decided a flit downstream would be more rewarding so … Continue reading

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My… How Far The Mighty Have Fallen!

Our invincibility seems to decrease with age. A natural progression, you may say. Yep… think of it this way… when you were ten you lashed around the block on your new bicycle… no care in the world, not a bother … Continue reading

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WeeklyWC: A Picture… of Perfection?

This week Michelle has asked quite a bit… look at a photo and tell the tale… 1000 words seems so much… until you sit down and allow the juices to flow. The beginnings of the tale arose in my mind on the … Continue reading

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SIMON Week – Mind The Gap

Last week’s writing challenge had me telling you all about my take on minding the gap. The Gap? The gap between the have’s and the have-nots’. I went further…  about my passion for getting involved with our local village… helping … Continue reading

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Canada’s Greatest Export…

Last Saturday’s Leonard Cohen concert threw many memorable moments in our direction. During the intermission we met a group who were obviously Canadian and needless-to-say, very proud of the fact. I don’t know how the conversation began but as I’m … Continue reading

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The All American Family

Strange how life works. I’ve said it before… I don’t believe in fate… serendipity, however, that’s a totally different matter! I was not going to be on a train into work on Saturday until I found out just before home time on Friday evening … Continue reading

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The Funky Principle…

Man… do I regret having the internet on the train! Not really! Why would I say a thing like that? Well… there I was beavering away… while the lady in the seat just in front of me took a call … Continue reading

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