Monthly Archives: May 2015

Never judge a dwarf by his fingers

Click Here to Support this free Blog Roughly sixteen years ago, I was budding Irish whistle player and living in Prince George, BC. I knew about a dozen songs, and had even worked up the courage to play at a … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 5

Click Here to Support this free Blog My father-in-law recently bought a Proscan PLT-1066 tablet for our daughter Annika.  Reading the user guide feels like you are taking dance lessons for the first time, where you sort of understand some … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 4

Original Post Date: 1/26/2014  11:18:26 AM The following is from a package of Turkish Delights, a delicious jellied candy that originated in Constantinople (now Istanbul), at least according to Wikipedia. What I don’t get is, considering how nicely done the … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 3

Original Post Date: 1/11/2014  3:31:46 PM While visiting my family in Sherbrooke over the recent holidays, Bonnie spotted the following sign at our hotel.  Although their usage of the word “consummate” might be considered technically correct in one sense when … Continue reading

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Chihuly (Glass Art) Exhibition

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Original Post: 9/8/2013  11:58:16 AM We went to the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts in the summer of 2013, to see the Chihuly glass exhibition.  WOW, fantastic stuff ! Cameras were allowed, but, flashes were not permitted, and the lighting … Continue reading

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Expo CreateAbility – Set List

Met so many fantastic people at ExpoCreateAbility, and I just wanted to share the music I played there, for the folks who may have missed it, or those who would like to listen to it again. And many MANY thanks … Continue reading

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NOT A Motivational Speaker

The following is a speech I shared with the Cougar Ambassadors for Champlain College, Lennoxville, on Friday August 15, 2014. When Sheila asked me to speak to you good people today, I decided she must come from another planet. What could … Continue reading

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Funny Language Mistakes # 2

Original Post: 10/7/2013 10:59 AM This box of chocolates is clearly a knock-off of Guylian’s Belgian “Chocolate Seashells”.  No matter, they got the description wrong in both English AND French, and that takes TALENT ! Translating the French caption, it … Continue reading

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Important Conversation

Original Post: 7/6/2014  1:25:25 PM When Annika was about a year and half old, before she was able to speak in sentences, she grabbed a toy, and pretended to be on the phone with someone.  This is the conversation she … Continue reading

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Marriage Proposals and Butterflies

Original Post Date: 6/29/2014 10:04 I find voice recordings lead to more natural results when it comes to capturing a person’s true nature. Record conversations with your kids (and grand-kids) while you can, you won’t regret it. When Annika was … Continue reading

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