Tag Archives: Ontario

And Just in Case You’re Feeling Smug about Winter

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In Dreams, a Lychee is Not a Lychee; It’s…

Stephen Lecce (November 26, 1986) My mind is playing pun tricks on me again, mainly because I’m not particularly interested in looking at a minor politician in the Ontario Parliament. But the Universe must have a different purpose, here. So, … Continue reading

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The Day I Learned My Mother was A Tigress

A Day Billy Bingleman Will Never Forget This might seem a strange story to share from 1957 (65 years ago). I was walking up the long hill from school and got accosted by Billy, whose dad owned the gas station … Continue reading

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Yet Another Ad I’m Having a Hard Time Finding

OLG “Excitement Builds” Scratch Cards I’m not sure why this is even important to me, except that it demonstrates my ability to recognize actors and actresses who are in different ads. The Wrigley’s Extra Gum ‘after the pandemic’ ad, shown … Continue reading

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Another Series of Dreams, Another Mystery

Worker’s Comp(ensation) So, this is weird… At least five times during last night’s dreams, I ‘saw’ false reporting and accounting with regards to claims for worker’s compensation. Now, that has absolutely nothing to do with my life at present, so … Continue reading

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Two Strikes and You’re Out?

Patrick Brown (May 26, 1978) Would you buy a used car from this man? Patrick Brown has been ejected from the federal Conservative Party’s leadership race for ‘irregularities’. Hmm. This happened once before when he was the leader of the … Continue reading

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How to Respect Someone’s Opinion:

Agree to Disagree We are in the middle of a provincial election here in Ontario, Canada. So, the knives are out, trying to carve up the electorate. And because the Americans are running their mid-term primaries at the same time, … Continue reading

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Evidently, the Sumac Leaves have Changed by 30%

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As Missionary to the Huron, He was Killed by the Iroquois

Jean de Brébeuf (March 25, 1593 – March 16, 1649) I do not wish to speak ill of the dead, but it seems to me that this Jesuit priest tried and failed to bring peace to the Huron and the … Continue reading

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The Huron Didn’t “Eat Him”: They Beat Him in a One-Sided Melee

The Murder of Étienne Brûlé (June 30, 1633) When someone is knocked off his high horse, we say he has been brought down a peg or two. The Huron Bear tribe were not cannibals. So the inference that they ate … Continue reading

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