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  • The Three Mouseketeers

    In response to the overwhelming number of requests I receive to give you, my readers, the benefit of my analysis of the above-mentioned, here it ...

  • The ISIS solution

    There is just this one interesting little fact: they’re not being sent to Syria to fight. Now, if they were sending Rex Murphy, Rick Mercer and ...

  • ‘Blow, Ye Winds, Hi Ho’

    The people on CNN were saying this was the most powerful storm in the history of recorded storms. Bigger even than Katrina, which pretty well ...

  • Autumn leaves

    “Paint Your Wagon” was later made into a rather bad movie with Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin. But more important than that it was successfully ...

  • On sports and politics

    As I write, last night was the first night of the new NHL season. Later on this afternoon the major league baseball playoffs begin. For those of ...

  • Thankful — what for?

    These include our supposed extremely high levels of intelligence, our incredible rates of sexual activity and several things that cause peoples ...

  • The man and his message

    I do know that this time I have also come fairly close, and it’s because of that blessed Pope. I have to confess (an appropriate term) that he ...

  • The holding ground

    If you’re not a curling fan believe me when I tell you it’s something less than the speed of light.That’s what the man said and the man was ...

  • A moment in time

    “Of course I do. Why do you want to know?” He noticed that she wasn’t looking at him and her face was very serious. “I just do, that’s all.” ...

  • Tolling for us

    Right up until our own time, a church bell is often rung slowly at the funeral service of someone who has passed. John Donne, in one of ...