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A Short-Short Sci-Fi Play for Family Day Weekend

The sun has only five billion years of hydrogen fuel left. What will happen to life after that? This life is not where you think. Hearts On Fire by Eva Blaskovic Happy Family Day weekend!

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Day 24: Today’s Christmas Song

Today’s Christmas Song double feature: Silent Night The Piano Guys Different Kind of Christmas Mark Schultz We miss you, Mom. You are always loved and with us in spirit. Last year on this day

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May All Your Halloweens Be Brown

Where we live, it’s not a question of whether Christmas will be white, but whether Halloween will be Halloweeny. Except for ghosts and cobwebs, you can’t have white on Halloween. Duh. This: Slide show (5 photos) “The bushes, ablaze with … Continue reading

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I Graduated. Now I’m Starting “Bridges” Guitar Book 4

After our guitar ensemble and recital on May 28, my instructor moved me into Bridges Guitar Repertoire and Studies 4–a shiny new blue book in the series. Apparently, I graduated from book 3. In total, Bridges 4 is my 5th … Continue reading

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Mark My Words

This is Mark. He likes to do his hair like Uncle Michael. This is Uncle Michael. Through no fault of his own, he is a role model. Michael is the youngest of four siblings. At the tender age of 13, … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Letdown

Many years ago, I defined the post-Christmas letdown as that prickly feeling of loss when the energy and excitement of the holidays wore off and the numerous Christmas decorations were taken down, leaving a starkness on walls and buildings and … Continue reading

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Harbinger of Winter Does Not Stop Festival City

Yellow leaves appearing as early as August 14 are the harbinger of winter, when close to six months of moonscape erase the concept of colour from one’s memory. The view from Groat Bridge was of black trees on white ground … Continue reading

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