I Wanted To Express My Opinion

One evening recently, my phone rang; in fact, it was at 8:28. Karen was on the line. “Hello. My name is Karen and I am calling form X and am conducting a short opinion survey regarding the economy and the environment.” She was interested in talking to someone between two particular ages much younger than… Continue reading I Wanted To Express My Opinion

My Uncle Snook

Yes, I had an Uncle Snook. That was his actual name. My dad had seven brothers and two sisters. They grew up in a Newfoundland outport. Abraham and Sarah died in infancy, so I never knew them. Dad was number three son and Snook was number five. It was also obvious that he had great… Continue reading My Uncle Snook

The Dearly Departed – Part II

The funeral service I attended was for the wife of a former colleague. It was well attended and a nice tribute to a life well lived. During the homily I was reminded of a funeral service I attended many years ago. The funeral was for my brother’s mother-in-law. My nephew Michael gave the homily. He… Continue reading The Dearly Departed – Part II