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Service

November 15, 2016 Service “Service” is the name of this week’s The Walking Dead episode.  I thought that the power struggle between Negan and Rick was a good subtext for the election this year and the subsequent fallout. Tuesday night … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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A Band With Heart

A Band With Heart Heart had been around a long time—some 18 years—before I really took notice of them. Their song All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You was a huge hit in 1990 and it made its … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls

March 26, 1995 Niagara Falls   Bonjour Mi Amore.  The long road was much longer this week—about 300 miles longer.  Only this time it wasn’t full of hardships.  Becky and I drove all the way to Ontario, Canada, to Niagara … Continue reading

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Elora, Onatario Founded by William Gilkison

Captain William Gilkison:, Founder of Elora, Ontario From http://www.herontrips.com/Gilkison.html Born in Irvine, Ayrshire, Scotland in 1777, William Gilkison was the eldest son of David Gilkison, a partner in a small shipbuilding company. William Gilkison was a sailor, adventurer, land speculator, … Continue reading

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