Monthly Archives: March 2015

Old farts

Don’t worry – fart is an olde Englishe worde, used in all social circles up to the late19th century. ) I never really liked the terminology “Old Farts” but this makes me feel better about it. And if you aren’t … Continue reading

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Babysitting at MacDonald’s!!

This event took place at the Tantallon Nova Scotia MacDonald’s about six years ago. I was either waiting to have both hips replaced or had just had them replaced? I was babysitting my two grandchildren Melissa (10) and Chris (4) … Continue reading

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Sixty Years Ago this Month (HMS Ganges)

Sixty years ago on the 15th March 1955, I entered the gates of HMS Ganges, a boys Royal Naval Training establishment located in the village of Shotely England. A harsher place I have never known and yet they provided the … Continue reading

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Royal Commission a waste of money

This was the title of a letter to the editor in Saturday’s paper (28th Mar 2015) from Don Gallant.   My  first reaction after reading it was, this guy must be a really good Liberal!! He echoes MacLauchlan’s words, it has … Continue reading

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A Dogs Life

Dog owners often brag about the strict way they train their dogs. I’m one of those owners and I’m indeed very strict. I use strong commands like Sit-Stay- lay down-stop barking. My dog is “Angel”, her name, not her nature. … Continue reading

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Can we Trust ??? Maybe, just Maybe

Quote! Lantz commits to Royal Commission on Accountability in Government CHARLOTTETOWN –  Progressive Conservative Leader Rob Lantz today announced that a government under his leadership would strike a Royal Commission on Accountability in Government. The Commission would be struck through … Continue reading

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The Pastor’s Donkey

The Pastor entered his donkey in a race and it won. The Pastor was so pleased with the donkey that he entered it in the race again and it won again. The local paper read: PASTOR’S ASS OUT FRONT. The … Continue reading

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Does PEI have a Future????

Do we Islanders  have a future?? I guess any one of the four politicians photographed here would say yes of course we do. However, I have some serious concerns. Lets first have a look at Wade MacLauchlan, he is presently … Continue reading

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Memories of Life in a Submarine

It is strange as we grow old we seem to dwell more and more in the past. I  often go back to my time in submarines. Mostly it was good, mostly uneventful, and most importantly water tight!. Today, I have … Continue reading

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Cars I have owned.

Its another snowy stormy day, church is probably cancelled again, haven’t been now for three weeks.  I’m beginning to wonder if I will ever get to drive the Mini Cooper again, with the top down . Its hard to come … Continue reading

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