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“You Can’t Want To Die If You Feel Like That” Agatha Christie   The smell of a boiling pot of yesterday’s burnt coffee you’re late this morning the sun is ricocheting off the crooked and split blinds which then zig zags directly to your left eye as you sit at a well worn wooden mutilated […]

Fences

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Fences

  Fences (Nikolai)   He’s like Tom Sawyer or Huckleberry Finn but an updated urban version no white picket fence and  stick for him give him a long linked chain fence a small empty plastic bottle that once held apple juice you’ll get a different tone but the same rhythm the same grin that appears […]

When Opportunity Knocks

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When Opportunity Knocks

When Opportunity Knocks   When opportunity knocks and you’re on vacation what do you do what if you’re in the hospital with a string of nurses that are looking after you that won’t let you out of the bed or you’re in the back room of your house you’re hard of hearing and the knock […]

Maple Leaf meat-packing plant in Moncton packs it in for good
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Maple Leaf meat-packing plant in Moncton packs it in for good

Previously-announced closure completed Friday, last employees will be let go after decommissioning Oct. 24

 September 25, 2014: Monsanto’s “Secret Formula”
 September 24, 2014: Former English Teacher Worth $25 Billion After Alibaba IPO
 September 19, 2014: The World Flight map
 September 15, 2014: Province approved export of 3,000 truckloads of pulp in 2014
 September 14, 2014: Monsanto’s BT Corn Failure
 September 13, 2014: Video – CBC News – NB votes 2014 Irving clout with government challenged in wake of forest deal debate.
 September 13, 2014: Irving clout with government challenged in wake of forest deal
 September 13, 2014: Forestry deal ‘remarkable in its audacity,’ says Coon
 September 13, 2014: Richard Kiel Dies at the Age of 74
 September 13, 2014: RadioShack Bankruptcy Filing Could Be Near
 September 12, 2014: How Apple Pay Will Cause You to Buy More Useless Junk
 September 12, 2014: Letter to the Editor – We Can Afford to Wait
 September 12, 2014: National Bank Celebrates 100 Years in Saint John, New Brunswick
 September 12, 2014: Alibaba 101: The biggest IPO of all time
 September 10, 2014: Shale gas pursuit will have ‘severe, undeniable’ consequences
 September 10, 2014: Woodlot owners upset by Irving shipping Crown wood to Nova Scotia
 September 9, 2014: Monsanto Settles GMO Wheat Contamination Claims
 September 8, 2014: ARE SHALES A BUBBLE?
 September 7, 2014: Bakken Shale Gas Flaring Highlights Global Problem
Bird wakes his best friend…a cat!
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Bird wakes his best friend…a cat!

Chama is a cat and U-chan is a budgie. And they are best friends. So waking the cat up is all in a day’s play for the bird.  

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 September 28, 2014: K3 on a Sunday Morning
 September 28, 2014: City White Goods Drop Dates
 September 27, 2014: Partridge Island Presentations
 September 27, 2014: Were They Wrong!
 September 27, 2014: But They’ll Say It With Love ( For Ralph Thomas )
 September 27, 2014: Your ‘New Normal’ Life (In Pictures)
 September 27, 2014: Are we hardwired to ignore climate change?
 September 26, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Never Sick
 September 26, 2014: Reflections of a Tired Saint John Supporter
 September 25, 2014: Former North End Anti-Poverty Advocate Finds Hope In Alberta
 September 25, 2014: Electoral reform needed in New Brunswick, group says
 September 25, 2014: Letter to the Editor – are our values sliding away?
 September 25, 2014: Rose Coloured Glasses
 September 24, 2014: Blaine Higgs doesn’t rule out joining Liberal cabinet
 September 24, 2014: Transition to Liberal Brian Gallant government begins
 September 24, 2014: Only the Good Die Young
 September 24, 2014: How Nice people Break Up
 September 24, 2014: For Heartache, Take 2 Aspirin and Call Me in the Morning
Your Morning Smile – Praying May be Required
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Your  Morning Smile – Praying May be Required

After being interviewed by the school administration, the prospective teacher said:  “Let me see if I’ve got this right.    You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a […]

 September 29, 2014: Your Morning Smile – The Perfect Man?
 September 28, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Fall is Officially Here, Hunting Season
 September 27, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Getting Old
 September 25, 2014: Your Morning Smile – You What?
 September 24, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Never question a drunk
 September 23, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Man Down in Aisle Four
 September 22, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Keepin the Faith
 September 21, 2014: ‘Nude’ Or Not, Women’s Cycling Team Uniform Makes Waves
 September 21, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Thank Heaven?
 September 20, 2014: Send in the Clowns
 September 20, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Scuba
 September 19, 2014: You Morning Smile – N.B. Election, All Choked Up
 September 18, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Tight Budget
 September 17, 2014: Sacla’ Stage Shopera in London Foodhall
 September 17, 2014: Your Morning Smile – ISIS Limited Threat
 September 16, 2014: GOLDFISH SURGERY SAVES PET, GEORGE, FROM BRAIN TUMOR
 September 16, 2014: Your Morning Smile – She Claims That I Just Don’t Understand!
 September 15, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Playtime
 September 14, 2014: Your Morning Smile – Kittens
 September 25, 2014: Murky Water
 September 24, 2014: Letter to the Editor “Back it- Don’t frack it”
 September 24, 2014: Bombs Don’t Drop In A Vacumm
 September 23, 2014: Another Way Dogs Are Just Like Us
 September 23, 2014: ‘Largest-ever’ climate-change march rolls through NYC
 September 23, 2014: Suck it up Buttercup – You Need Faith
 September 23, 2014: Mother Jasmine
 September 23, 2014: The Character Of The Man
 September 22, 2014: The Truth About Your Mouth
 September 22, 2014: TIFF FILM CIRCUIT SAINT JOHN
 September 22, 2014: Suck it up Buttercup – Jeff Guidry and His Eagle Named Freedom
 September 22, 2014: Dave Cochrane’s Saint John Real Estate Video Update
 September 21, 2014: We All Have Regrets, Are Yours On This List?
 September 21, 2014: Why Do Cats Behave As They Do?
 September 19, 2014: YMCA Peace Award Nominations
 September 18, 2014: Visually impaired transit passengers file human rights complaint
 September 18, 2014: Which Is It??
 September 17, 2014: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: The Pharmaceutical Drug Epidemic
 September 17, 2014: Happy Kitten
VIDEO How to stop the flow of funds to ISIS
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VIDEO How to stop the flow of funds to ISIS
 September 27, 2014: British fighter jets fly over Iraq, ready to strike: Ministry
 September 27, 2014: Hong Kong clashes, arrests kick-start plans to blockade city
 September 24, 2014: Give us a Sign
 September 23, 2014: David Alward resigns as leader of N.B. Progressive Conservatives
 September 23, 2014: Mayor Rob Ford checks out of Toronto hospital after chemo treatment
 September 23, 2014: New Brunswick election 2014 results: Brian Gallant’s Liberals set for transition after win
 September 23, 2014: We Shot it Down
 September 23, 2014: U.S. Begins Airstrikes In Syria, Pentagon Says
 September 22, 2014: NB NDP leader Cardy loses in Fredericton West-Hanwell, Macdonald retains seat
 September 21, 2014: The Devil We Know
 September 20, 2014: Cardy, Gallant spar over Nazi parody video tweeted by NDP candidate
 September 20, 2014: Liberal lead shrinks as Tories gain, CRA poll says
 September 19, 2014: Party or Person?
 September 18, 2014: Get Over Yourself, Scotland
 September 18, 2014: Scotland Decides
 September 18, 2014: How High can you Jump?
 September 17, 2014: Saint John police expect $500K budget overrun
 September 16, 2014: All Ears
 September 15, 2014: Are We Insane?
Oldies But……Goldies
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Oldies But……Goldies

  The following is my interview with Jon McQueen following this year’s Dragon Boat races at Renforth So Jon, how did you do in the Renforth Dragon Boat Festival? Hollis Wealth,s Balding White Tops prevailed again. Named after our name sake the American’s Emblem. Really? Was it an easy win! Tell us? No! We began […]

 July 15, 2014: Oscar Pistorius in Johannesburg Nightclub Brawl Over Reeva Steenkamp
 July 9, 2014: Touch – Jean-Baptiste Chandelier
 July 9, 2014: World Cup 2014: Brazil’s meltdown caught us by surprise
 June 2, 2014: Secretariat Heart Of A Champion
 May 30, 2014: So you THINK you can Write?
 May 4, 2014: NBA To Appoint CEO For L.A. Clippers
 April 30, 2014: Donald Sterling incident shows the dark side of the NBA’s owner-player relationship
 April 20, 2014: Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dead at 76
 February 23, 2014: Gold Rush: Russia tops final Sochi 2014 medal count
 February 21, 2014: Marielle Thompson, Kelsey Serwa win gold, silver in ski cross
 February 20, 2014: Canada’s women defend Olympic hockey gold in OT thriller (VIDEO)
 February 20, 2014: Finnished! Russian Hockey Team Bounced Out Of Olympics
 February 8, 2014: Alleged Olympic vote-swapping deal would keep Canada from gold
 February 6, 2014: George Zimmerman to fight rapper DMX
 February 6, 2014: Sochi – FREESTYLE SKIING
 February 6, 2014: Threat of Explosives on Planes into Russia
 January 21, 2014: Sochi still scrambling to sell Olympic tickets
 January 20, 2014: Putin on Sochi: I would very much like sports not to be marred by politics
 January 19, 2014: Following the Olympic Torch (RT Documentary)