Monthly Archives: November 2016

The Camera Does Not Lie: Christmas Is for Kids

Christmas spirit. Wonder and joy: a no-brainer. (These kinds of traditional seasonal store services have long provided many special family memories of the best of kids’ early years. A great picture’s worth a thousand words and feelings.)

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Looking for Love

(Male elk, Jasper street)

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Trudeau Arrogance

His assuming “all” (his word) of Canada is broken up the death of tyrant-dictator Fidel Castro. Including us in his private nutso fantasy of noblesse oblige. Ah, the golden days with Dad and Fidel!

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A Good Weekend to Stay Home:

Black Friday.

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Sheer Laziness

Shaw’s Frame channel has totally abandoned its usual mixed, changing programming to just its fireplace scene. On Nov. 24th, over a month from Christmas! Now that’s really lazy and weak.

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Beethoven’s Last Three Years

Am listening to his brilliant melancholy op. 131 & 135 late quartets. Beethoven wrote these (127, 130, 131, 132, 133, 135) after he had become completely deaf in 1816 and just before he died in 1827. (It was the late … Continue reading

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In Time for Christmas

(cover illustration; photo by RD) New signed limited ed. book of personal poems: The Rest of It

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Give us this day our

non-stop daily sirens in the city.

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When I see thousands of reindeer

on the hills and plains of Vuntut, I think of how most animals and people will herd and cluster together; ‘pig-piling’ Frank Lloyd Wright called it; something that hasn’t had much attraction for me, But other than that I like … Continue reading

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Trump is not a significant, credible authority figure,

he is just a boorish rude baffoon who does extreme things on a whim. My advice to the average person is: Ignore him. Stay focused in and on your own life and family. Reality as opposed to non-stop American reality-show … Continue reading

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