Monthly Archives: July 2018

“Let us turn our thoughts today to Martin Luther King”

“Can’t get no light from a dollar bill Don’t give me no light from a tv screen When I open my eyes I wanna drink my fill From the well on the hill I know ya know what I mean” … Continue reading

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“A Bridge Too Far”: Classic War Movie Study of Failure

Made in 1977, this was one of the last of the blockbuster war movies about human failure in war. Based on Cornelius Ryan’s best seller, A Bridge Too Far is a successful movie adaptation about Operation Market Garden, an overly … Continue reading

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Red Letter Day-Part 2

Wow! Our Sikh neighbor called to me over the fence to offer a taste of his country at noon. He’s hosting his annual weekend party complete with large tents in his front and back yards. All weekend people will be … Continue reading

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A Red Letter Day

Incoming personal mail today–a signed CD from the Jazz Legend saxophonist Vincent Herring, who did a wonderful recent concert here at the celebrated Yardbird Suite. Good news from Bayonne, New Jersey. And a Great Gift of Self and Music.

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Man proposes, Nature disposes

In Edmonton today, risk of tornados. Saturday-Sunday 60% chance of rain.

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Just Another Day in Edmonton

And so I was driving home, coming first into the area I live in. All about me were construction machines and buildings levelled everywhere. My eyes could see for miles the rubble and dusty flatness of bombed-out places and wartime-styled … Continue reading

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A Metaphor and the Most Important Perspective of Your Adult Life

Last night I briefly awoke and turned on the light. Pop! It went out immediately and will never come on again, leaving me in the dark. It’s like that way with us personally and healthwise in many ways. One morning … Continue reading

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The Great Perspectived, Inspiring Speech of Our Time

Barack Obama’s at the current Nelson Mandela memorial gathering.

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“Wuthering Heights”, 1939 Movie Re-viewed

A classic film which seems more over the top than ever. Only not-so-bright romantics could love this one today. A reasonable pared-down script from the original novel eliminates unnecessary layers of generations. Everybody looks right for their roles, but the … Continue reading

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Stupid Edmontonians

Last year there were more than 40 calls for help for kids trapped in overheated cars left by terribly negiigent parents. And over 120 calls about animals in distress left in hot cars by negligent owners. Evidence again that there … Continue reading

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