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23
Sep
Greed & call fraud is NOT good!

Greed & call fraud is NOT good!

I shuddered when I heard the story about my friends John and Roberta Hancock, who say they were taken to the cleaners by their “investment adviser.”

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09
Sep
Gods & Guns: what are they good for?

Gods & Guns: what are they good for?

When I was a kid we couldn’t go to movies on Sundays. Why? 

My religion said I couldn’t because movies are bad and Sunday is the Sabbath. Precisely what Sunday movies have to do with god, I dunno. 

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26
Aug
Phony patriotism, Frank’s got an app for that & and snakes alive!

Phony patriotism, Frank’s got an app for that & and snakes alive!

A few years ago, my daughter purchased a new cell phone, and she was showing me all the great things it had on it. You can access the internet, do your shopping, banking and just about everything you could ever think of.
I  said it was great, but could it be used as a phone? “Of course,” she replied, laughing at my ignorance.

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12
Aug
On Rocky and hockey

On Rocky and hockey

I’ve gone and read another book: Ron MacLean’s new one, Cornered. In case you’re not a hockey fan, Ron is the other half of Coach’s Corner on CBC’s Hockey Night in Canada. He’s the guy who has a love-hate relationship with Don Cherry and tries to keep the good ole boy in line on TV.

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29
Jul
On a good kind of life & a good kind of lifesavers

On a good kind of life & a good kind of lifesavers

I worked at the CBC when Lloyd Robertson was anchoring The National. 

During the Prince Edward Island centennial celebrations in 1973, Lloyd anchored The National from there, and I was on hand doing items for CBC Maritimes. Our paths crossed one cool August night. 

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