Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Computer-Male or Female????

I thought I post something lighter this fine Friday morning. Have you ever thought of a computer in terms of gender, is it referred to as a male or female, similar to the way we refer to ships as “She”. … Continue reading

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A Review Worth Mentioning.

I do not often blow my own horn, especially not when it comes to my books. However, this morning I received such a generous review on line I just felt the need to share it. What convinced me to share … Continue reading

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Politicians-Medals-Veterans-Service-Duty-Honour.

The shame with Veteran Affairs begins with the Prime Minister and his Government. The latest decision to close eight local offices that serve veterans is a disgrace. In fact the treatment of veterans in general is a greater disgrace . … Continue reading

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Join The Navy & See the World

Many years ago I recall standing outside the Royal Navy Recruiting office at Donegal Place in Belfast. In the window was a tattered poster of a happy smiling sailor sitting on a camel with a pyramid in the background. The … Continue reading

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Why Sochi?????

The World is a large place and many peoples have different ideas of what is okay and what is not okay. Take Sochi or maybe any part of Russia and ask yourself if its a suitable and friendly site for … Continue reading

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Missing Church Today

No No, I’m not missing church because of a bomb threat!!! Linda is in Halifax for a week looking after our two grandchildren while their parents are on vacation. I can’t go to church because she has the car. I … Continue reading

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The World of Football (Soccer)

Lots of activity here in Canada as the Canadian Soccer Assoc plan to make a bid for the 2026 World Cup. A good idea that will certainly give our nation a much needed boost in a sport  considered the greatest … Continue reading

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Digging Out Again!!!!

This morning we are recovering from another 37 centimeters of snow. We had high winds with the snow so the drifts are bad and schools are so far delayed an hour. It is also very cold outside minus 9 or … Continue reading

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Letter to the Editor

I hope I don’t bore too many people who are not from PEI, with my latest letter. It really is important and I really do believe it needs as much publicity as possible.  Our only island water table is at … Continue reading

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Giving Budge a Break!!!

Although I received an amazing response to my blogs about my sweet daughter Susannah, it is alas! time to give her a break while she’s still calling me Dad. I’m at a loose end today, its my school day but … Continue reading

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