Pen & Paper on Canada’s 150th Birthday

Composed on Canada’s 150th Birthday, Canada Day July 1st, 2017 Rideau Camp, Ontario, Canada Today the Dominion of Canada is 150 years old. My ancestors arrived here before the Dominion was formed, they were working people seeking a life where hard work would feed their families. They were pawns in the larger agendas of their… Continue reading Pen & Paper on Canada’s 150th Birthday

Canada Day Long Weekend

Saturday, June 29, 2013 Saturday morning, after a breakfast of Giant Oven Pancake and fresh strawberries, I sat with my coffee contemplating the bathtub drain. It was disgusting when we bought the property, and it has not changed, still disgusting. So I did a bit of reading on the internet, went into the bathroom and… Continue reading Canada Day Long Weekend

Best Canada Day Ever!

Yesterday was Canada Day. The sun shone, the breezes played gently on the surface of the water, the company was excellent. And what did I go and do? I ate a cookie; the cookie-that-I’ll-never-forget. Not a big deal but for the calories, on most occasions. But this occasion was special because I made a mistake.… Continue reading Best Canada Day Ever!