Category Archives: Public Issues

Are you an earnest listener?

We made two of our closest friends seventeen years ago.  Yes, I have a strong memory for dates, personal moments, the stories of novels and films….  details generally.  The only aspect at which I am less strong is memorizing a … Continue reading

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My blog’s seventh anniversary!

My blog spends a lot of time on the subject of literature and the four related groups I run but the original purpose remains, that it is my place to write:  publically.  As a matter of fact it is my … Continue reading

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No time period excuses any behaviour.

Just as I am in awe of Chuck Berry, as the pioneer of rock and pop music I have loved, I sample mystery classics.  If not for demanding its own writing criteria, like ensuring scenes apply to the plot and … Continue reading

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Etiquette Of Carrying Our Cell Phones!

When I began to find it uncomfortable that friends were consulting their gadgets, even if it was to show a picture, or look up trivia….  I thought carefully about why.  They are very good about establishing a new courtesy after … Continue reading

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Reading Naturally

Now that my groups are started February 1, including colourfully-decorated review pages and my participation posts:  I turn towards other bloggers as a guest!  The distinction of my first this 2017 goes to a new discovery and her year creating … Continue reading

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I Heard You, JENNY BEAVAN!

A subject that has prompted me to a post is something I noticed on the Oscar awards show.  I seldom watch.  Sad, dreary films that tend to win are no more what I watch than what I read.  I understand … Continue reading

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Special Historic Occasions

It’s my parents’ anniversary!  I shared a nice conversation with them today, which you can do with three people when you have landline telephones.  There was a lot to joke and chat about in earnest.  Even “Back To The Future … Continue reading

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Is Canada ‘strategizing’ or choosing?

In my previous article, I described the way conservative party leader, Prime Minister Stephen Harper was elected again and again;  not representative of the average Canadian’s preference but as a result of familiarity and complacency.  His was a familiar name during … Continue reading

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Canadians Undecided About Monday?

There has been unbelievable hype over faraway elections of other countries.  We need excitement about the election of our Prime Minister….  NEXT WEEK!  The New Democrat Party (NDPs) and the Green Party discuss in their platforms, available on-line, that our voting process … Continue reading

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A good friend, or a doormat?

I am a sociable, vocal, outgoing, confident person.  Those who know me in writing, across the internet, see that.  There is one exception that might be the same for many of you:  I’m reluctant to broach confrontations!  My fiancé is … Continue reading

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Pray For Forest Fire Evacuees.

Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, and Northwest Territories have been enduring forest fires for weeks!  We send prayer, healing, and protection to our citizens!  May we never face a fire.  Each time it rains, I give thanks for the blanket of … Continue reading

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2014 had ‘glass full’ people scraping.

What was with 2014 and the period approaching it?  For me, a bad two years exploded into the worst loss for us personally.  I wonder if anyone was elated this year, or noticed a grim quality.  Any year of a death … Continue reading

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