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Sands of Time

Sadly the sands of time never stop running and are thinning out my shipmates and fellow submariners. I just learned that Ted Thorpe has crossed the bar. ( in the photo he is the one with the beard) We sailed … Continue reading

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Through the Periscope

The internet is a little like looking through a periscope. I raise the word Alcide and it is surprising how many responses I gets. Sometimes nothing happens for weeks, no questions no responses, no hits then suddenly a flood. Just … Continue reading

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This is God’s Country

This is the beauty that Linda and I awoke to this morning 4th March 2013. The surrounding land blanketed in a fresh coat of snow, the branches of the trees laden and bowed. It would be difficult to surpass the … Continue reading

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This Provincial Government???Needs Reform

I think this article by Paul MacNeill is well worth re-posting, it is very accurate and true. Wes Sheridan take note!!!! A government without vision is no government at all. It is merely a political caretaker punting the issues of … Continue reading

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Where Oh Where does the Senator Live???

I know I said I’d not post anymore political subject material,¬† I’m really sorry but I just can’t resist having a go at the Canadian Senate and the Senators therein. We started off a few days ago with three Senators … Continue reading

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My Sunday is a Sad One

Its not a good day!!!my back is giving me a lot of pain and I couldn’t attend church, Arsenal lost 2-1 to Chelsea and the weather is miserable. Nayway to cheer myself up ‘m posting this poem. Its about England … Continue reading

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Crossing Northumberland Strait????

The Confederation Bridge (13klms) was completed in May 1997 and linked Prince Edward Island with the rest of Canada. It was a huge improvement over the original ice boats and later the ferries. Getting on and off the Island could … Continue reading

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License Plates for Drunks??

I heard an interesting suggestion on the radio this morning. In order to combat drinking and driving on Prince Edward Island we could issue offenders with special plates. The plates would warn the public that a driver who drinks is … Continue reading

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Sick of Provincial Politics

From time to time I get disgusted writing about our local politicians, its hardly a good way to start the day!!! Besides they continue to do as they please regardless of the public outcries. So for a change of subject … Continue reading

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Twelve Year Old Hunters??????

In the 1960’s I injured both hands in an accident aboard the submarine Alcide. While I was recovering in the HMCS Stadacona hospital I noticed the following. The hunting season had been open about a week. In the bed beside … Continue reading

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