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Life, Faith, Philosophy
Dennis

Yesterday Someone Died

I see her moments before her death; she’s sitting contentedly in the nook of her building across the street. Back against the wall, knees bent at 45-degree angles. Like so many around where I live and work, she clutches a small glass tube with both hands. Her curly long blond

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Good Stories
Dennis

Help! They are Trying to Drown My Mom!

The ruts in the road made it challenging for the model T’s to make it to their destination at the river’s edge, but still, they sputtered, charged and bounced along, determined to make it on time. As to why everyone wanted to meet by the river instead of the church

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Book Reviews
Dennis

The Tale of Two Toms

Thomas Meagher Sr. It sucked to be under English dominance. English laws were built to destroy Irish culture and assimilate the population into English society while at the same time keeping the Irish poor, uneducated, and oppressed. (Sadly, this sounds strikingly similar to the philosophy behind the Canadian residential school

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Good Stories
Dennis

Arve Wilkinson: The First 100 Years (Part 1)

My Grandpa continues to hold back the ravages of time. At the writing of this book, the dials that mark his earthly sojourn have exceeded the century mark. At one-hundred-and-one, his mind is still sharp and his memories strong. Saba, as he is lovingly called, has always been an excellent

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Movie Reviews
Dennis

Raya — Good News or Garbage?

We find ourselves in a splintered and divided world full of violence and mistrust. The evil Druin created by the brokenness of humanity turns everything beautiful to dust and stone. Life is struggle and war. Trusting another is a fool hearty endeavour. Survival means breaking into factions; reality is “us

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