Monthly Archives: November 2020

As we all wait for time to pass

during the pandemic to get back to some version of non-pandemic life, it is the time factor that is perhaps most important. We, all of us, only live so long–we have our limits; have only so many days to live. … Continue reading

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Kudos to the AB Doctors

who have banded together to dispense true and factual statements about the pandemic in Alberta. A smart, common-sense, fact-based, scientifically-based, helpful (to the public) alternative to Kenny, Hinshaw, and the stupid anti-maskers and anti-vacciners. Credible, realistic authorities that the Alberta … Continue reading

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There are a lot of things to be thankful for

this Saturday morning. Warm inside the house with the heat on, running. A view through the patio window-doors of a relatively peaceful world outside. No snow to shovel. Tv on, with the Shaw Frame channel fireplace crackling away warmly in … Continue reading

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Super 1988 Modern Writers Series Online

Highly recommended. Clean copies. 1 hr. shows narrated, critiqued, and dramatized. Tons of ideas and insights. Each writer with a focus work. Take your pick: Eliot Waste Land Conrad The Secret Agent Dostoevsky Crime and Punishment Ibsen The Master Playwright … Continue reading

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Nothing like a little Tchaikovsky

on a cloudy winter afternoon: String Quartet No. 1 in D, Swan Lake–Odette & the Prince (Act 1), and Piano Concerto No. 1 in B flat minor to start. Then I brought my Tchaikovsky boxset of 60 CDs for a … Continue reading

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Dumb-Ass Canadian Snowbirds

travelling south to other other countries have no common sense and will deserve no sympathy if they end up sick with Covid stuck at their destinations or end up infecting Canadians back here when they return. These are extraordinary, high-risk … Continue reading

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Thanks Don Iveson, for

leaving our city in wasteland condition. Thanks for gutting it with your useless, grandiose, mega-expensive LRT wet-dream on the backs of taxpayers. We will remember you every time we travel torn-up roads and ash heaps everywhere. We will set up … Continue reading

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Kenney was lying

when he said he was quarantining last week, then slipped when he mentioned he was talking to someone at a store. He runs the province like a random Trumpian dictator. He purposely ignores experts like educators, doctors, and nurses. For … Continue reading

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Nice to see charities up and running

for Christmas in November. Every year, starting December 1, I observe that people’s behavior and kind, considerate attitudes toward others improves, spiking just before Christmas. It’s always truly enjoyable to see people on their best behavior. In this terrible, different … Continue reading

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Why take bottles & cans to depots in a pandemic?

One doesn’t need to be more exposed to Covid than necessary. There are several local charities that one can donate to. They could use the money more than most householders these daze. Here in Edmonton, I’ve signed on for Winnifred … Continue reading

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