Monthly Archives: November 2013

Continuing Signs of the EM/D-Times

Was shopping at Costco today, which is always a life-threatening scenario with little people mindlessly thrusting long carts into crowds of uncarted shoppers. Got to the end of an aisle and started to turn the corner (slowly, of course, for … Continue reading

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Continuity of Purpose

Well, there are many ways to achieve that, though many people today, especially younger generations may lack the rigor, depth, inner resources, and experience to find purpose, let alone continuity. Quite often these young people flit from topic to topic … Continue reading

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My Writer’s Handbook

co-authored with the multi-talented Jerry Wowk, 2008, authorized for grades 9-10 in SK and NS, is available from Nelson Education. It features a process of writing approach for the essay. To activate any photos not showing automatically, click on any picture … Continue reading

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My Two Opuses about Poetry

Inside Poetry–second edition, 2002, coauthored with the great teacher-thinker Jerry Wowk, and the classic white 1st edition, 1984, coauthored with the late Glen Kirkland, are both available at reduced prices on Amazon.ca and through ABEbooks. Nelson Education also sells new … Continue reading

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Still Available

Last copies of my selected early poems, 2001. For more info, contact me via Twitter-search rdaviesedmonton                                       or  via Richard Davies + Edmonton + LinkedIn.

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What It’s All About

aka ‘Get with the Economic Propaganda EM/D-Program’ Screen games, y’all. One million Xbox One consoles sold on launch day! You don’t count/signify/matter if you didn’t buy on. Keepin’ up with the D-Joneses, ad nauseam these daze. “Most of one’s life is … Continue reading

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Unexpected Epiphany

(November 22 while babysitting my grandson) Yesterday morning we had been playing for a couple of hours, both of us on the floor. My head and body were somewhat turned away when he walked past and spontaneously hugged and kissed … Continue reading

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A Prewinter Memory

“‘Hope’ is the thing with feathers–“–Emily Dickinson, #254 Chi is a blue-bird mobile of hope. (Special thanks to HD)

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1966: Revisiting a Significant Past Overview of Western Man

Food for thought; talking and thinking points. The following quotes are excerpted from the conclusion of my 1st year u History textbook, The Western Heritage—-second edition, a truly admirable, noble accomplishment by Stewart C. Easton. Enjoy and ponder! “Almost none of … Continue reading

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Roles

can be limited, limiting, or liberating. (One often pays a price for the inauthentic, false, limited, limited roles as well.)

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