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Quotables: The Wisdom of Graham Greene

(Orson Welles as Harry Lime in The Third Man; see last quote in list) Famous 20th century English novelist (1904-1991). Author of The Power and the Glory, The Heart of the Matter, The Third Man, A Burnt-Out Case, The Comedians, … Continue reading

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December: A Time to Reflect

None is richer than he who simply has peace of mind. –Maj Wambebe The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper. –Eden Phillipotts You cannot perceive beauty but with a serene mind. –Henry … Continue reading

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Victoria Morales

is a very brave, decent Guatemalan maid who has stood up against being called a donkey and a dog at Trump’s golf resort. She has taken great risks by fearlessly outing Trump and his immigrant hypocrisy. You’ve really got to … Continue reading

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U.S. Finale

(with apologies to Percy Bysshe Shelley) I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand, Half sunk a shattered visage lies, … Continue reading

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(Poems Write Themselves These Daze When/Where Least Expected…)

Saturday Morning: Un-Fake News Not looking for a poem, mind you, driving to 7-Eleven for T.O. papers, intruding on a flurry of feathers when I stopped at the corner. Wings flailing, a hawk in the process of killing a pigeon … Continue reading

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Finding Peace and Focus via Truth, Nature, Beauty, and Wisdom

Things no longer guaranteed in the external, melting-down, deconstructed, widely corrupt, destructive, greedy, largely unchecked political, economic, and social worlds. Where will you find the four values mentioned in the title? Certainly not in Edmonton, Canada, or the States. Instead, … Continue reading

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“We fell in love”:

Trump about Kim Jong Un. But now the bloom is off the rose and Trump says “He likes him”.

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No Question:

After a 15+ inch dump of snow, you can spend the/a day clearing the walkways, steps, and patio.

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The Four Letter Difference Between Bush and Trump:

Dogs. Bush was a big dog lover. He was a Real Person unlike subhuman Trump.

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The Best Farmer’s Insurance Commercial

shows a guy parking his convertible on a downtown street. As he parks, he notices pigeons and their droppings everywhere on the street around his car so he decides to move ahead into a construction zone. After he’s left his car, a … Continue reading

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