Monthly Archives: October 2018

An old favourite poem: new meaning

Many years ago at bedtime I used to read poetry aloud. We had many favourite poets and poems. This one has now taken on new meaning for me, especially the last verse.  At first glance the title seems puzzling but … Continue reading

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To cheat or not finish?

Recently, to fill in the huge blanks in my life, I have started to do crossword puzzles. I was always intimidated by them and fearful of even starting. Ann was a whiz and used to do one every morning on … Continue reading

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Miracle Wrap: Update

For eagle-eyed faithful readers of my blog (both of you!), I wish to report that the Cling/Saran Wrap I wrote about many months ago still survives.  At the time I was comparing it to the Channukah story when the oil … Continue reading

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How to tell when you are past ‘it’

Although I am not entirely sure what ‘it’ is, I think it refers to no longer being in any sort of light, let alone a limelight (though I am not sure what that is either!) Anyway, it just occurred to … Continue reading

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A dictionary blog

“Unelectable, dirty old man, interfaith, talking-book”. What do these words have in common? If you know, I am 99% certain you have been browsing the web as I just have. If you did you would have discovered the year these … Continue reading

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October offering

It is now nearly the end of October and there are a number of important events to note. The saddest and most important was that on October 1 my children and I buried my wife Ann’s ashes at Mount Royal … Continue reading

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