Category Archives: RICHARD’s desk

  • Pandemic casualties in Canadian retail
  • Mask it or casket !
  • August 2020 newsletter
  • 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
  • Night Madness: a book to put on your reading list
  • Dr. Fauci interview with Atlantic magazine
  • Ageing well together newsletter
  • Grocery shoppers: GET READY FOR THIS
  • Chinese tiger unleashed…
  • Happy Canada way, warts and all
  • JULY Newsletter
  • 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
  • ZOOM teleconferencing: Meet Google
  • 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 Newsletter
  • Whitby Public Library – an outstandingly positive experience
  • Keep newspapers alive, subscribe
  • Ode to COVID, sorta
  • I sat on a park bench today.. .
  • Fire fatalities increase during pandemic
  • Congratulations to new CEO Jackie Flowers ( Pickering Public Library )
  • ZOOM – learn the basics
  • Grocery shopping during these COVID times…an adventure
  • Big banks are gouging us…sign the petition
  • Minimize your ZOOM risks
  • 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 newsletter – Corona update
  • 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…
  • The flu shot is not for you. It’s for others.
  • Get TOWED, not hosed…TOWING BILL OF RIGHTS