Category Archives: family

First Nations?

First Nations is a questionable term! Who was the First Nation anywhere first? I certainly donโ€™t know the answer and I doubt anyone else does either. Nevertheless the first people to settle on land and make it home must surely … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Why did the cows return to the marijuana field? A. It was the pot calling he cattle back ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ ๐Ÿ™‚ A Frickinโ€™ elephant Jake is five and learning to read. … Continue reading

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Island Seasons.

Many Islanders would say we only have two seasons, Summer and Winter. Spring is just mud and Fall just waiting for winter. However, it is easy to see our two seasons are among the most beautiful on Earth. Presently we … Continue reading

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What I Was doing on this day Nine Years Ago?

On the 11th February 2011 I was in ICU recovering from heart surgery at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Halifax. It was a long story beginning in a mid January snowy morning. I was watching Arsenal play in the Premier … Continue reading

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A Little Weekend Humour

Wealth A lady had recently come into some money and, not wishing to appear snobbish, she invited her old friends to her lavish new house. She was taking them on a tour of the establishment and eventually reached the room … Continue reading

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The Royal Navy and Me

The Royal Navy and Me Posted on January 31st 2020 by irishroverpei This is a story told through the eyes of a young sailor who joined the Royal Navy in 1955 as a Boy Seaman 2nd class, the absolute lowest … Continue reading

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Losing Doctors!!!

It seems to me we are losing doctors at a faster rate than recruiting new ones. There has to be a reason why this continues to happen. According to the few doctors I have spoken with the main problem is … Continue reading

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The Science Deniers???

  There are lots of climate deniers, lots of science deniers. They all have one thing in common, a lack of vision. Whether they argue climate change is not happening, or science is wrong. The truth is neither of those … Continue reading

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NICE of PEI

Northern Ireland Children’s Events (NICE). As the saying goes “Been there done that and have the T Shirt”. ย This was one of the things Iโ€™m most proud of. I wonder how many of our wonderfully kind volunteers still have the … Continue reading

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Island Literacy.

For more than seventeen years I was a volunteer with the Love program โ€œ let older volunteers educateโ€. I worked one day a week at an elementary school and loved it. At first I worked with a variety of grades … Continue reading

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