Category Archives: RICHARD’s desk
The older I get….
The Henna Artist, Alka Joshi
Truth and Reconciliation
Why I avoid using FACEBOOK
Are you a SNOWBIRD?
The wisdom of George Carlin
Pickering hits the big time: Guinness Book of Records
An excellent summary for comparing the major party platforms in the compaign
A bit of Black History…
WAYS TO VOTE
PRODUCTIVITY – I found the HOLY GRAIL
Thinking of voting Trudeau
Where is she now?
Thank you Olympic athletes of Canada and of the world
Born before June 30/47, Fed govt is giving you $500 during Aug 16-21
Here’s a politician with balls!
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
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
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!
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