Monthly Archives: January 2015


Reading the Embassy newspaper of January 28, 2015. Find summary of current parliamentary committee activities. So much work that seems more newsworthy than news interest accorded. Such as: International human rights Chair: Scott Reid (CPC) Vice chairs: Wayne Marston (NDP), … Continue reading

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Source of the image

Wanted to get the doctoral dissertation up, again. Had been up on a University of Ottawa server that was taken down, so every time the dissertation referenced, no longer accessible. So started a related site. Needed an image. Came up … Continue reading

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Iggy Pop: I’m Bored

I am sick I’m sick of all my kicks I’m sick of all the stiffs I’m sick of all the dips I’m the Chairman of The Bored I bore myself to sleep at night I bore myself in broad daylight … Continue reading

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“You are like the little clown, who jumps out to try to be the leading drama actor, and ruins my drama.”

My, my, how the lines keep coming. A friend who clearly is at ease with the stage. Or writing scripts. Of life.

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Running in the family

Neil Remington Abramson commented as follows (reproduced with permission): My mother’s life was shortened by the medical system. She fell down a couple of steps taking out the trash in the dark, breaking her ankle. It was diagnosed as a … Continue reading

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Target Glum

Some comments about Target closure in Canada here and here. Went into a Target to see if much had changed, or at least some sort of customer movement in terms of liquidations. Only sign of any change was the closure … Continue reading

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“You cannot think, and you don’t remember. That’s why your blog is some damn YouTube collection.”

During some “blunt discourse” with a friend, in relation to what gets put down here. Frankness, with respect and a smile. I think. Or as I recollect.

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