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Frank Nelson at 110

On this date in 1911, actor Frank Nelson was born in Colorado Springs, Colorado. As such, today, May 5th 2021, would have marked his 110th birthday. Frank Nelson was well known for his catchphrase, EEE-Yeeeeeeeeesssss?, on many shows, including The … Continue reading

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Seeds Planted

Originally posted on Edward's Gardening Diary:
With spring in full swing, I have started planted some seedlings for the gardens. I have started onions, carrots, beets, radish, and broccoli. I am hoping for a second crop of carrots and…

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Prince Phillip Passes Away at 99

Buckingham Palace has announced the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh at the age of 99. Prince Phillip was born June 10th 1921 in Mon Repos, Corfu, Kingdom of Greece to Prince Andrew of Greece and … Continue reading

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Happy Commonwealth Day, 2021

Today (March 8th, 2021) is Commonwealth Day in the countries that are members of the Commonwealth of Nations. Commonwealth Day, celebrated on the second Monday of March throughout the Commonwealth, as its name suggests celebrates the Commonwealth. Traditionally, in London, … Continue reading

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Eight Anniversary of My Blog

This week, my Blog celebrated its’ eight anniversary of its’ creation. I want to thank everyone who has visited this blog, and more importantly decided to follow it.  A Big Thank You!

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The Etobicoke Creek in Snow

Towards the end of the snowfall on January 26th, 2021, I decided to go for my daily walk and choose to go up on the trail beside the Etobicoke Creek. The trail was covered in snow, but easy to walk … Continue reading

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Constitutional Monarchy works in Canada

With the news of the resignation of Julie Payette as Canada’s Governor General there has been talk about the relevance of the position in Canada. However, I support our Constitutional Monarchy and believe it works quite well.  Here are some … Continue reading

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2020 in Review: an Annus horribilis

We are now marking the end of 2020 and looking ahead towards 2021. This year has not been the greatest of years, thanks to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has led to many people being sick, and a large … Continue reading

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CLRVs Retired from Active Duty

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Originally posted on Edward Brain's Blog:
Today, December 29th 2019,  the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) officially ran their fleet of Canadian Light Rail Vehicles (CLRV) for the last time over a portion of the 501 Queen line. Between Wolseley…

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Merry Christmas

I just want to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. While this year’s Christmas may be a lot different, I hope that this message finds you safe. The year is coming to a close and I would also like to … Continue reading

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