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Tag Archives: Memories
Where Did This Young Sailor Go???
Its a fact that as we grow older, slower, stiffer,and lose most of our teeth and hair, our mind remains young. As the body ages it regularly fails to live up to the expectations of the mind. We make silly … Continue reading
Posted in family Tagged a good life, good and bad, Memories, no hair, no teeth, survival, we lived a good life., who cares Leave a comment
Same Old Political Ideas– Islanders will forget.
Elections are in the air! Gail Shea is running around telling us the Federal Government will provide $50 Million toward a new power cable to the island. Wow!!! Paul Martin proposed that 10 years ago,but Harper blanked it shortly after … Continue reading
Posted in politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged BS, election, lies, Memories, not forgotten. votes, open, promises, Shea.MacLauchlan, transparency Leave a comment
Budge’s Lada Saga
My blog about Susannah went viral yesterday, well at least it did in Windsor/Grand Falls areas. Up until then my best blog day was 486 hits, yesterday it soared over the six hundred mark!!!!Linda said I was on a roll … Continue reading
Posted in family, Prince Edward Island, vehicles Tagged Bluefield, Boy Scouts, Camp, Cars, cups, daytona, Lada, Memories, stuck, tim horton, trees, year book Leave a comment
KMart Follies in the Auto Centre
Ah! The good old 1960’s-70’s working at the KMart Auto Centres. One of the most difficult things to deal with was the Kmart policy of “Satisfaction Guaranteed or Money Cheerfully Refunded”. Now that might sound like a good policy and … Continue reading
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One Sunday Long Ago
On a Sunday morning back in March 1956 I was the guard commander of the class guard. Every Sunday morning at HMS Ganges we held Divisions, followed by Church parade. Every boy, instructors, officers, and the Royal Marine band formed … Continue reading
Here is a Bigot with a Beef???
It grieves me to say the statement I have added below came from not just a retired member of the Royal Navy, but like me he was also a Ganges Boy. I have always been proud of having passed through … Continue reading
Posted in family, politics, veterans Tagged apprentice program, Boy Seaman, Canadian Army, girls porridge.e, HMS Ganges, honour and pride, ipswich, kilts swords, Memories, naval establishment.motto, poem IF, proud, Shotley, training 3 Comments
Arsenal and Horse Meat
What does Arsenal have to do with horse meat??? actually nothing!! I just wanted to brag about Arsenals great win yesterday, they beat West Ham 5-1. Horse meat is a subject entirely unto itself. Apparently traces of horse meat have … Continue reading