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Think before You Decide to be Arrogant

JFK’S Secretary of State, Dean Rusk, was in France in the early 60’s when DeGaulle decided to pull out of NATO. DeGaulle said he wanted all US military out of France as soon as possible. Rusk responded “Does that include those who are buried here?” … Continue reading

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One Year Anniversary

Today is 15th April 2015 and we have completed the first year in our lovely wee house in Abram Village. We sold the big Ebenezer farm house in Sept 2013 and for the winter rented Caroline & Marks summer home … Continue reading

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To Break Up A Country?

Here we go again! another separatist government talking sovereignty association. Pauline Marois the premier of Quebec is hoping for a majority vote in the next election, but hopefully the spectra of separation might have put a wrench in the works. … Continue reading

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Oh Canada-Oh Quebec!!!!

A separatist provincial government has just taken power in the Province of Quebec. They are in a minority position so governing as separatists will be difficult. Nevertheless, the first thing they did was to remove the Canadian Flag from all … Continue reading

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Battle of Trafalgar

I’m a bit remiss in posting this reminder of the famous Battle of Trafalgar that took place on the 21st October 1805. Lord Nelson’s fleet defeated the combine forces of the French and Spanish fleets. Losing this battle ended Napoleon’s … Continue reading

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Ouch!!!!!

Linda is busy repairing the wall of her garage installing new boards. Ouch!! this morning she hit her finger with the hammer, Until that moment I didn’t know she was bilingual. I’m not sure if was French?  Russian? it mostly … Continue reading

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