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A True Story —— Apparently?

A true story, or so I have been lead to believe. Whatever the truth is, this could never happen if a sailor was telling this story. True Story A World War II fighter pilot is reminiscing before school children about … Continue reading

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The Royal Canadian Legion- Do or Die

In the last week the PEI Provincial Command of the Royal Canadian Legion announced the selling of the Charlottetown Branch Number One. This is the largest legion branch in the Province. Not so long ago the Summerside branch (second largest) … Continue reading

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Skipping in the Streets of Belfast Circa 1950

On Tuesday evening I watched the latest Rick Mercer show, one of my favourite TV programs. In this particular episode Rick visited a group, maybe team is a better word, of boys and girls specializing in skipping. Like so many … Continue reading

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Newfoundland National Holiday Proposal.(Budge Day)

I would like to propose to the people of Newfoundland a new National Day of celebration called “Budge Day”. It should be celebrated on the 2nd October every year. Schools, government offices and businessesĀ  should be closed the only exception … Continue reading

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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

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Storm day

Snow storm on Prince Edward island today. The island is shut down, schools businesses,clinics and of course all Government offices closed for the day. Its snowing and blowing causing drifts and poor visibility. Not much traffic about, and not much … Continue reading

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Canadian History????

I wonder if any high school students, indeed any Canadians could tell me the significances of 2012?? if I said it might be an important and historical anniversary for Canada? Remember the War of 1812? it began 200 years ago … Continue reading

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Dog Days of January!

Woke up to roughly another 20 centimeters of snow this morning. Lots of delays, schools closed at the western end on the island, eastern only on a one hour delay (sorry kids). Windy and raining now, Yoda likes it, Angel … Continue reading

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