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Things my mother did. Or didn't.

A wee warning…this is long and goes a bit sideways about half way down.  That wasn’t my intention when I first started this post a while back, but I guess I needed it to. 3,525 more words

My Life

In Memoriam: Robert Conquest

We should not have needed the likes of Robert Conquest to describe and awaken us to the horrors of the Soviet Union. We should not have needed him to tell us that Joseph Stalin was a monster. 1,676 more words

At The Cemetery Visiting Those We Will Always Love

It has been over two years since we finally held the unveiling for my parents and brother in law. They died over a difficult 15 months. 997 more words

Memories

If only...

A thousand emotions and a million memories,
all came flooding back in,
gushing like a whirlwind…

The carefree childhood days, friends and school,
ice lollies, picnics and innocent fights… 127 more words

Poetry

Another NFB

That’s National Film Board (of Canada) for those who didn’t read my last post. :-)

This one is another classic – I remember when it came out.   73 more words

Just Stuff.

Raymond Ferrante Arlington Burial - UPDATE

UPDATE – Ray Ferrante’s Burial Arrangements:

Arlington Cemetery Honors for Ray Ferrante will take place at 11:00am on Wednesday, September 2nd. All attendees should plan to arrive at the Administration Building… 24 more words

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A different video.

This short trip down memory lane was posted on Facebook this morning.  The video was produced by the National Film Board in 1979 and It’s been years since I’ve seen it.   27 more words

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