The Sound Of Music

The above photo was taken at the 2019 Mississinewa Battle Reenactment. When I took the picture my heart sunk just a little and sadness overcame me. This is not the first time that has happened. In fact, I have felt the same thing hundreds of times in the past 20 years or so. In my […]

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Wall Art

For this post, I give you a piece of wall art. I mean that literally “wall art”. I need to give you a little background before I tell you more about it. I went deaf in 1988. It was not a sudden thing, it slowly evolved for a 20-year period. One of the things I […]

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Serendipity

I have databases and files for everything it seems. When I was looking at my photo collections with my new Luminar AI app recently I came across this photo above. I first it shocked me because I didn’t remember it like that. Yeah, I remembered the photo of the older boy helping a young one […]

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I Do Pro-Bono Work, If The Price is Right

I don’t really remember where the title came from for this post, but I kinda think that getting paid for pro bono work means much more than money. In my pre-retirement life I just didn’t have the time to do much volunteering. I did do a bunch of maintenance work for a downtown Catholic diocese […]

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I’m Canadian, We Don’t Do “Proud”

I’m pretty sure my roots go back to Great Britain, so maybe that is the reason I have such a kindred relationship with things Canadian. They still have the basic sense of being British engrained in them. 😁 The quote above is from Martha Atwood who is Canadian and the author of “The Handmaid’s Tale”. […]

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The Sunrise Fisherman

One of my favorite vacations was a month-long visit to our northern neighbors. The people throughout Canada just seem so friendly and interesting. The itinerary for the trip was  Ottawa, Toronto, Quebec, along the St. Lawrence Seaway, Nova Scotia, and finally Prince Edward Island. This story is about the St. Lawrence River on a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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