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Classified Documents Found at My Daughter’s Place

Fortunately, they’re edible.

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Washington Post Headline Today:

“Canada is edging toward a right to suicide”

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A Great Way to Feed One’s Head!

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qykl/episodes/player Melvyn Bragg’s “In Our Time” podcasts (1,000 or so) on philosophy, history, science, the arts. About 1 very fast hour each, hosted/moderated by Bragg with 3 guest university profs/experts. He asks questions for layman clarification along the way and … Continue reading

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Dylan Project Fini

Reading 35 of Bob’s songs as poetry (no music). 102 mins. 2 CDs. A labour of love and an homage going back to 1965 when I first “Subterranean Homesick Blues” and found a major poet to inspire and guide my … Continue reading

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Preston Manning Wins the Lottery!

As Danielle Smith continues to panic and flounder about looking to create distractions for the public, Manning is chosen to head up an investigation into Alberta’s response to the pandemic. (Now, c’mon confess, wasn’t this something keeping you wide awake … Continue reading

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Two Daily Basics

1. The fact of change every second, every day, every which way, on all fronts. 2. The passage of time and its effects on everyone and everything.

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Graham Greene’s “Monsignor Quixote”

Spent the last few days under the spell of Greene’s book and the faithful adaptation by the 1985 Sir Alec Guinness movie available for free viewing online. What a treat! A gentle, thoughtful exploration of many topics: faith and doubt, … Continue reading

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MLK Day

Perhaps, along with Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, one of the most important inspirational black leaders who ever lived, and the most important black hero to ever live in the U.S. Truly a great man and on my top 10 … Continue reading

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Robert MacNeil’s “Machine-gunning with scraps”

which he used to describe tv news pretty much covers all that is broadcast on e-media everywhere. We are all under siege from news outlets, social media, governments, Madison Avenue, corporations, companies, websites, and innumerable individuals and groups with agendas.

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One can never give too many hugs.

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