Category Archives: RICHARD’s desk

  • Trudeau
  • All European church bells rang at noon today thanks to Hungarian bravery and courage centuries ago
  • My name is ….
  • CANADA DAY commentary by Canadian writers
  • Councillor’s anti-racism motion passed by Pickering Council
  • JUNETEENTH: What is it? We all need to celebrate it.
  • Kathleen Gauer: Another childrens’ book author awarded
  • Press release from the Pickering ISLAMIC Centre
  • Tony Burman…bon voyage sir !
  • Get a free cookbook and support our immigrants
  • Aging well together: MAY 2021 newsletter
  • Some wise words from an old farmer
  • Some thoughts about corporate selfishness during the pandemic
  • 10 Ways You Should Be Using Vinegar in Your Garden
  • World House Prices: Canada will shock you
  • Premier FORD & CONSERVATIVES = Chaos, contradiction, confusion
  • FACEBOOK disclaimer
  • A very interesting read about Israel
  • Followup to Archbishop Collins’ request for review of COVID capacity restrictions on religious gatherings
  • How Americans view their own country?
  • How I work
  • Deja vu all over again…
  • A Day in the Life of “An Older Adult with Complexity
  • Pickering Councillor Kevin Ashe statement and resignations
  • Requiem for a riding partner, Feb. 6, 2021
  • We don’t use FACEBOOK
  • Exploring your past or your genetic makeup may put your privacy and confidentiality at serious risk
  • We sure could use your expertise
  • Good try entrants….but your guesses are inaccurate
  • CONTEST: Who are the celebrities in our header?
  • A tribute to our COVID heroes
  • Community services RESOURCE GUIDE
  • Pickering Councillors: Submission to Long-Term Care Ontario
  • An very interesting site but expensive…
  • Tough times don’t last, tough people do!
  • “A strange country…”
  • From time to time, let us remind you…
  • “Get a human,” a live person
  • Tempest in a teapot?
  • A bit of Canadian history…
  • Auld Lang Syne, sung beautifully, ends with Happy New Year greeting
  • Road signs seen in the American Bible belt
  • Example of amazing cursive script by Fort McMurray writer
  • Friends staying in touch
  • CAA Magazine WINTER 2020: best issue ever
  • Today I am grateful for….
  • Charlie Chaplin considerations
  • During these COVID times, we should be like sunflowers
  • Comfort kits for seniors, delivered to your home
  • Pickering Public Library responds to questions and problems
  • Another work by Dennis Gazarek . . . .
  • OBIT: Announcing the death of…
  • Fotheringham: May he rest in peace
  • Pandemic casualties in Canadian retail
  • Mask it or casket !
  • You shop at Walmart?
  • The American election campaign will be ugly
  • Trump re-election a real possibility…whoa !
  • When was the last time you explored like a kid?
  • No, it’s never too late
  • Dr. Fauci interview with Atlantic magazine
  • Grocery shoppers: GET READY FOR THIS
  • Chinese tiger unleashed…
  • Happy Canada way, warts and all
  • SOBEY’s new home grocery delivery service spells the end of neighbourhood grocery stores
  • Ageism: younger people given priority over seniors for COVID medical care
  • Our mayor, a CHAMPION !
  • No more time for slow and steady
  • Police chiefs now face an uphill battle
  • I can breathe now…
  • EQUALITY: BELIEVE IT AND LIVE IT
  • JUNE 2020
  • Whitby Public Library – an outstandingly positive experience
  • Night Madness: a book to put on your reading list
  • Keep newspapers alive, subscribe
  • Ode to COVID, sorta
  • I sat on a park bench today.. .
  • Grocery shopping during these COVID times…an adventure
  • Big banks are gouging us…sign the petition
  • ZOOM meets GOOGLE
  • COVA: grocery shopping update from LOBLAWS
  • Please help us update our subscriber list
  • We aren’t masters of our world
  • QUARANTINED: our status
  • Joe Biden: smoke or fire?
  • Vital PHONE NUMBERS
  • GRAPHS? CHARTS? Links to interesting graphs & charts
  • What the virus gives…
  • Singing the praises of American generosity…then!
  • APRIL 2020
  • Nuclear scenario
  • Nuclear alarm warning, false or cover up?
  • Trump myth busted
  • World’s population: a broader perspective
  • Imagine the stress in being a teacher of ENGLISH
  • Computers drive me crazy!
  • Aging Well Together newsletter: Winter edition
  • 10 apps to set up your iPad
  • 10 apps to set up a Win 10 computer
  • Pickering councillors who support expeditious dismantling of PNG (power)
  • RTO Retired Teachers of Ontario
  • Get computer assistance while in your jammies!
  • Community: unity with diversity
  • Considering an electric car – DON’T
  • FAKE NEWS: 12 defences against it
  • Some thoughts about living and aging…
  • A bit of history but only for older folks…
  • While Premier Ford scrambles, Ontario seniors benefit
  • Number of Canadians honouring vets rising
  • MARGARET ATWOOD shakes the campaign bush…catch the falling leaves
  • Week at a glance: Mar – Apr
  • Pickering’s own magazine
  • New magazine hits our town
  • Historical tidbits…”an arm and a leg”
  • Couch potato alert !
  • How Richard works…
  • ZOOM Basics
  • The flu shot is not for you. It’s for others.
  • Get TOWED, not hosed…TOWING BILL OF RIGHTS