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A ‘Nooner’ at the Nat

There was a time, some sixty years ago, that I believed that most families had lives like the Cleaver family, of Leave It To Beaver fame.  Mrs. Cleaver would often…

Moonshine in the Maritimes – The Final Chapter

Readers of this blog will remember my original Moonshine in the Maritimes story from November 8, 2016 –  a blog that was both painful to write and impossible for me…

Dying Embers of Summer

I’ve heard that one of the perks of being a grandfather is babysitting – except for when the occasion includes changing a diaper.  It’s not that men CAN’T perform this…

Last Night’s Awesome Concert

There aren’t many singers still alive or rock bands together that I currently have on my bucket list to see live in concert, but Reginald Kenneth Dwight was definitely on…

A Blind Dog in Winnipeg

I was just going through some rapid memory flashes when my brain stopped at an event that occured one night in Winnipeg about 10 years ago.  It was during my…

Happy Birthday Alice

It’s Alice’s birthday today.  Alice is my sister-in-law and I love her very much.  She saved my brother Randy’s life about a dozen years ago when they were both single. …

Once in a Blue Moon

Originally published September 1, 2012 It’s not often that you learn something new every day, or at least that’s how it seems when you’re traveling through life in the fast lane. …

The Beach Boys concert at the PNE

I remember first hearing The Beach Boys on the radio when I was 12 years old (1962) and they instantly became my favourite band.  Their sound was totally different than…

Man’s Best Friend

Originally published June 5, 2012 Today I got up at 4:10 in the morning.  Holly Golightly (my dog) awoke from a deep and peaceful sleep and decided to wake me…

A Smile, Nod or Wink in White Rock

Originally published May 16, 2012 Usually, I go for my walks on the Promenade at the beach in White Rock.  There are a number of reasons why I walk there…

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