Monthly Archives: October 2019

As I predicted repeatedly,

Edmonton will go broke and the LRT follies of Don and the council will be paid for by taxpayers. The harebrained gondola scheme is yet another bridge too far.

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Kenney:

A cruel, nasty bureaucrat sans mercy or pity for senior and vulnerable Albertans. (Klein was decent compared to this heartless, soulless dictator.) Albertans shall rue the day they ever gave power to this liar and fraud.

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“Whimpering and crying”:

The U.S. military has no knowledge of Trump’s outrageous edited-in claim.

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“I Am a Rock”

The older grandson will be dressed up as a geode for Halloween and he’ll carry a real one in case people don’t know what that is. The younger grandson will be dressed up as a dog and the family dog … Continue reading

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Last Copies

Down to my last few copies of my spring chapbook Greatest Hits Vol. 1. E-mail richard.davies@shaw.ca for more info on how to obtain a signed one of these.

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“Halloween Apples!”

That was how kids announced themselves at people’s doorways in the ’50s and early ’60s. Of course, apples were traditional to give out until the reports of razor blades in them emerged, and then candy and chocolate became more the … Continue reading

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I Still Miss Jacques

Loussier, the brilliant French pianist who passed last March. It was back in the 1950s that his love affair with delightfully melding Bach and jazz first began. He applied his successful original hybrid approach to other classical composers (Debussy, Satie) … Continue reading

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Reading “Poky Little Puppy”

in a vintage Volkswagen van tent by oneself. No grown-ups. Does it get any better at age 4?

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Feeding the Birds with Grandpa

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An Untried Remembrance Day Project

One of those many ‘leftovers’ from a poetry presentation to senior high teachers I, ironically, never got to try myself. Remembrance Day: War Poetry Read John McCrae’s “In Flanders Fields”, then discuss how war has provoked much writing on the … Continue reading

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