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Merry Senior Christmas

Writing a blog about the joys and challenges of retired life is a very personal endeavor due to the fact I’m experiencing this phase of life contemporarily with the majority of my readers. 953 more words



I hope you all had a very enjoyable Thanksgiving holiday.

I was very pleased with the numerous responses to my Veteran’s Day blog. I want to thank those of you who took the time to write me a personal response. 643 more words

Councillor Jon Burnside unhappy about bare cabinets in his office

WATCH: An old rule might make business in Ward 26 slow down as incoming Councillor Jon Burnside is left in the dark.

TORONTO – Jon Burnside wasn’t too happy about entering his city hall office on Monday to find an empty room without any constituency files. 224 more words


WATCH LIVE: Ferguson grand jury decision does not indict

“We have black churches, we have white churches … we do this because we’re comfortable,” Fletcher said. “We don’t want to reach out of our comfort zone, and that’s what we have to start doing.” 534 more words


Reverend John A. Parker

Reverend Parker was the first minister to Ebenezer Baptist Church. He served the church from 1886 – 1894. His tombstone is located fairly close to the black metal fence in the southern section that’s between black top road and the woods.

African American

Review: John Clare and Botany Conference

In September, I attended the inaugural symposium of the new Centre for John Clare Studies, on the poet’s interest in botany and its influence on his poetry.   618 more words