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Sugar: the spice that changed history--part four

Disclaimer: I am not a doctor; I don’t even play one on TV. I am not qualified to give advice about nutrition or other medical matters. 613 more words

Smiles 'n Chuckles and Grumpy Old Men

I just glanced at the old fellow as I carried my hockey equipment into Ottawa’s R.A. Arena. At first there was no indication as to how much of an s.o.b. 860 more words

At First Glance (a resolution)

The flotsam and jetsam of 2016 are being dragged out to sea by the last ebb tide of the year. It is a strong night tide that has cleared the beach and leveled the sand, leaving it pristine, unmarred and untouched. 844 more words


December 27, 1913 My Favorite Curmudgeon

Ambrose Bierce was born in Horse Cave Creek, Ohio, to Marcus Aurelius and Laura Sherwood Bierce, the 10th of 13 children, all with names beginning with the letter “A”. 891 more words


The End of 2016

There’s been a  lot of bad press regarding 2016, especially as we prepare to close out the year. Actually, the negativity has been pretty nonstop for most of the year, with it seeming to culminate into… 275 more words

"A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove is about a curmudgeon of an old man who hates everyone and everything that does not act or work the way he wants them to. 463 more words

Required Reading

~~ The Holidays ~~


The holidays… !!!!!  What holidays???

I took special note this year about the advent of holidays…, Valentines Day, this one obviously starts somewhere around January 5th as that’s when all the stores are loaded with cards and candy.  330 more words