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At the Family Reunion

At the family reunion Aunt Agnes sits across from me swilling her pilsener and asking the time. She bums cigarettes from Uncle Al to wear in her chiselled lips– her death-mask face of granite bone. Reptilian eyes size us up … Continue reading

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The Great American Read

viewable on PBS and online is the first, long-overdue tv program on books since the well-done Great Books series hosted by Donald Sutherland and PBS’s great Voices and Visions series back in the ’80s. Well, it’s about time that something … Continue reading

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As soon as the weather warms up,

another innocent kid or ‘beloved’ pet negligently left in a locked vehicle fries to death. “An eye for an eye’ justice had its purposes and reasons. I would certainly understand the argument for leaving a dumb-ass parent in the same … Continue reading

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Wow! Imagine! Multiple E-Coli Beaches in Edmonton!

Only city council could rubber-stamp something this dangerous to public health. Imagine smoking dope and partying to your heart’s content on a contaminated river! Life just gets better and better in Edmo. Another lame-brained folly of the city’s totally useless … Continue reading

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The Sour Smell in Edmo Air Now

is, of course, from the Mayday tree blooms fading and dying. Like so many other things, this tree smells fragrant and peaks with that smell in early-mid May. There is nothing as heady as that smell, but then as the … Continue reading

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Only the Tip of Pot Iceberg

A grade 6 kid in ON twice brought pot-laced snacks to school already. You’re going to be hearing more of these kinds of stupidities which will wreak havoc on whatever remaining normalcy of elementary classrooms. In junior and senior high, … Continue reading

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Amazon’s Audible:The E-/D-Conspiracy Cont’d

(the glory of nature sans intrusive, distracting e-book devices) Yet another e-media distraction to separate us from direct one-on-one engagement with Nature. Part of the mass ongoing conspiracy to replace the natural in our lives and make us less autonomous … Continue reading

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Pre-election ‘Spying’ on Trump?

Pore, pore pitiful me. Pore, pore pitiful me. Donald Duck? Donald Trump.

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Headline: “Charlize Theron Playing Megyn Kelly”

So What. (The continuing death of media hard news)

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“None but ourselves can free our minds.”

–Bob Marley (pretty much the ending of this great novel–one must leave home and go one’s own way; we are responsible for our own enlightenment)

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