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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

Conferences

Thank You Veterans

Thank You Veterans

The picture above is one of  my father shortly before his passing. I read where there was going to be a local patriotic gathering, so I put my flag into the car, asked him to go with me, and surprised him by slowly driving through the gathering while loudly playing “Proud to be an American.” He received lots of cheers and applause and after we completed our drive through the group, I asked him if he wanted to go again. 169 more words

Funny Stuff

A horse walks into a bar and the bartender says,

“Why the long face?”

On previous occasions I’ve reported on the various health benefits of humor as we age. 351 more words

The Treasury Interviews: Jack P interviews John Parker -- find that everyday things and activities have imaginative possibilities

John Parker is a very well published New Zealand author who writes a huge variety of children’s books, adult fiction, sporting and radio articles. I think he is a hilarious author because he makes the characters and story lines in his books really funny. 635 more words

Poetry

excel: looking up values using INDEX

i am using the following formula to index my data on sheet 2 and find the matching values which are similar or exact to that which is typed into my cell K22 on sheet 1. 406 more words

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excel check to see if cell contains 2 spaces directly after each other?

is there a way i can check to see if my cell contains 2 spaces immediately after one another?

for example if my cell contained “The cat went meow” then my formula below will be “no” beacause there is only one space between each character. 66 more words

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Jon Burnside takes Ward 26 Don Valley West

Jon Burnside soundly defeated incumbent councillor John Parker to take Ward 26 Don Valley West.

Burnside won 42.7 per cent of the vote. Parker came in second with 28 per cent. 75 more words

Politics