Category Archives: RICHARD’s desk
Andrew Tumilty, political pundit
ELECTIONS CENTRAL, 2022
Third-world politics in Ontario
MUMBLER at the LCBO
Protected: WRITERS TOOL KIT
AGEISM: Ignoring the old
Moira Welsh, “Wife of long-term-care home resident banned from visiting.”
Great Irish sayings for St. Paddy’s day….
A shortcut to important phone numbers
You’re #1 in Big Boy Ford’s heart !
Get off the road!! Is it time someone in your family should no longer be driving?
Are “Robotphones” driving you crazy?
Text Blaze: insert text at a click of keyboard
VIRTUAL MEETINGS – like cutting softened butter with a hot knife
Councillor candidates to fill the WARD 2 vacancy
The two nuns sipped some grappa and….
Two senior nuns in Italy taught me the brutal truth about life….
Teachers: the Olympic champions of all professions
So I was responding to an email today….
Notes about the Markham Concert Band Seasonal Celebration performance.
Anti VAXXERS CHRISTMAS TREE
A Covid Christmas
MALLS, going once, going twice, gone !
A Christmas poem for the little ones by Kathleen Gauer
RACISM: Alive and Well in Pickering, Durham and Ontario
Failed first attempt but spring 2022 will see Indigenous crosswalk success
Tributes to Councillor Ian Cumming
Halloween fun for the old and young kids !!!
A NEW WAY TO CARJACK
The older I get….
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…”
Saul Alinsky and the “9 day theory”
“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?