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Happy Birthday Canada
The photos say how lucky I’m to live in this wonderful much better than I could ever say it in words. I landed in Canada at Pier 21 on the 18th January 1967. Since that day I have never looked … Continue reading
Posted in family, veterans Tagged Canada, love my country., Newfoundland, Nova scotia, PEI Leave a comment
Smart Enough to be a Politician
When I was a young boy growing up in Belfast Ireland in the 1950’s I truly believed to be a member of government, a mayor or a city Councillor one had to be really intelligent and smart. Its funny how … Continue reading
Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged B.Ed M.Ed Bsc. bilingual, cant get a job, Mayors, not, PEI, premiers, so smart, Wade, what more is needed Leave a comment
A Rare British Automobile.
My story of the car in the photos started way back in the early 1970’s. A young man called me from Moncton NB to ask if I had ever heard of an Armstrong Siddeley, I had and was reasonably familiar … Continue reading
Posted in vehicles Tagged Armstrong Siddeley, Austin, Borden, British Auto Industry, Moncton, Ontario, PEI, Rover, sad, silent., Sphinx 3 Comments
The Johovah Witness Travel Agent.
Regarding the many comments to JW parent and the Remembrance Day incident of not allowing a public library reader tell a story about remembrance to her 5 year old child. I received only positive comments all condemning the parent. In … Continue reading
Posted in family, monkey business Tagged Belfast, cheating, children, coffee shop, Glasgow, Ireland, jehovah witness, PEI, toronto, travel agent 2 Comments
Abortion Right or Wrong??????
The Catholic Bishop Patrocki, in the posted photo, claims he can cure homosexuality. If he really believes that, it surely speaks volumes about the Catholic Faith in general. This same church comes out strongly against abortion and that too makes … Continue reading
Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged abortion, churches, con, governments, medical, or not, PEI, pro, question, womenès right 1 Comment
Another Day in the Life of Budge
It seems it is time to write another episode in the life of Budge. Especially so because of her recent remarks on FaceBook about my ability/inability to teach her how to drive. She stated that the reason so many other … Continue reading
Posted in family, Just Fooling, vehicles Tagged aground, bionic, boat, coon skin cap, davy Crockett, driving skill, fist, major, maple leaf, moose fear her, narrow, Newfoundland, PEI, pool, remeber the Alamo., roads, Sailor Leave a comment
My Beautiful LTD
In Windsor Ontario in 1972 on a Monday morning I bought a beautiful 1965 Ford Galaxy LTD. Probably the nicest car I had owned to date. It was bright red with a black vinyl top, had power steering and brakes, … Continue reading
Posted in family, vehicles Tagged Caroline, chrysler, ford, forty three years, Galaxy, happy, hospital, irreplaceable, love, LTD, Mini Cooper, Ontario, PEI, stitches, susannah, Windsor, write off Leave a comment
Mr Potato Head
Our Premier is indeed an amazing man! just think of all his accomplishments, Plan B, Hills of Borden, Two pay raises for MLA’s in one year, new cars for Cabinet Ministers,(caused big increase in island car sales) the marvelous Geo … Continue reading
Posted in family, politics, Prince Edward Island Tagged bottle water, deserts, Ghiz, gobi, HST, intellience, liberals, mr, no worries, not a drop to drink, not likely, PEI, potato head, sahara, spin doctors, super premier, water water everywhere Leave a comment
Minister of Education PEI. ?????????
You might be wondering what issue I might have with the provincial Minister of Education, especially considering I left school more than 60 years ago. Well there are a few reasons. Number one would be of course, the poor results … Continue reading