Category Archives: Family and veterans

Seniors are the Greediest

This is an older post, but thought it was worth a rerun. I’d like to point out I’m one of those greedy seniors at 81, I served my country and worked hard all my life. Never once Appling for EI. … Continue reading

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The Bubble!

The most important thing we islanders are confronted with is covid. While it is a very serious health issue, it is also a convenient cover for Government misdeeds. The Premier in his lengthy monologues talks endlessly about the bubble. Naturally … Continue reading

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The question of Statues?

This latest madness of tearing down statues has even reached onto Prince Edward Island. People need to step back and think, these men that have been honoured by older generations lived in a different age. Racism, right or wrong was … Continue reading

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The Royal Canadian Legion Today.

I sit here sometimes and think about my youth, my time in the Royal Navy. Wonderful times filled many experiences of visiting many lands. I think back to the time on the Submarine Alcide when we surfaced thought the Arctic … Continue reading

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PEI Politics in the 21st Century.

My view of politics in PEI through the 21st century is not based with any facts or real proof. I have no access to proving what I’m about to write here, it is merely my observation of the islands political … Continue reading

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Irish Free State-Republic of Ireland

This all began with brave Irishmen refusing to be servants to the British Crown. The Easter Rising of 1916 was the first real attempt to throw off the yoke of British rule in Ireland. It began on a Monday 24th … Continue reading

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Who do we Blame????

The recent murderous rampage through parts of Nova Scotia was the worse killing streak in modern Canadian history. It is understandable the public need someone to blame. What I don’t understand is those who want to blame the RCMP? There … Continue reading

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Covid 19

While we on PEI seem to be on the lower end of this dreadful pandemic, others are not so lucky. The nursing homes in Ontario, Quebec and Nova Scotia and perhaps in other provinces have been hit hard. I have … Continue reading

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Go Fund Me!

I believe the “Go Fund Me” is an honourable method to raise funds for persons in need. Indeed, I was the beneficiary of such go fund me project a few years ago. I was seriously ill when the PEI dept … Continue reading

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April Fools Day!

Let’s not speak of the pandemic or the serious issues it is causing to millions of people world wide. Let’s instead talk about our own government, struggling to continuing as normal as is possible under these difficult circumstances. Yes folks, … Continue reading

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