Tag Archives: COVID-19

Three Month Isolation Looks Like This

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Following the Script of a Pandemic Movie

Contagion (2011) This movie has an eerie prescience. (And the tag line makes the point clearly.) I cannot remember any other movie I’ve seen where images similar to it are being played out in televised segments on the nightly news. … Continue reading

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The Old Folks at Home (on Mother’s Day)

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Life (version one)

  Though Life has lost its meaning And Time goes on the same, Yet I’ll not stop my dreaming For that would be a shame.   Through thoughts that throw a guided path And other things they turn from, With … Continue reading

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Canada’s “New” National Anthem

We’re All in This Together (2013) As this is one of my favourite refrains, I was surprised to find that there exists a song with these words in its title. Now, because of the pandemic lockdown, it has come into … Continue reading

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Is it a Towering Inferno?

We watch CTV News Barrie everyday at 6:00 pm. It’s our first view of the news each evening and provides us with an overview of the events in our area of Ontario, Simcoe and Muskoka. It’s also part of the … Continue reading

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Just Killing Time

  The world seems busy, rushing madly, Trying to succeed in killing time By beating it to the knockout punch, Or forcing it to stand still, tranquil. . But all attempts turn out so badly, That any form of caring … Continue reading

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