The Most Memorable Christmas Ever is Coming Your Way

While Christmas comes but once a year, there is no season that you can’t find politicians up to their usual silly antics.  In Kanadoodle we have our Prime Ribber, Dustbin Truthless, trying to make the most of a COVID vaccine roll out.  He’s hoping that no one remembers the misplaced faith he put in a …

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World War III

Sick and tired of line-ups, face-masks, social isolation, shortages, and endless protocols to keep everyone safe?  Yes, COVID is annoying.  It enough to make you flop back on the old couch and crack open another brewski.  Indeed, it’s hard to look back and realize that we’ve been dealing with the disease since March – nine …

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From GHIT to TWIT

Talk about the biggest election fraud in ‘Murican history!  They stole this election!  It was rigged!  Yes, I’m talking about the recent inductees into the ‘Toy Hall of Fame’.  Nominees included the board game ‘Risk’ and the figure ‘My Little Pony’.  Winners were ‘Lightbright’ and ‘Sidewalk Chalk’.  WHAT!  NO LITTLE PONY?  I MEAN REALLY!  MY …

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If It’s Broke, Don’t Fix It – Part Two

Don’t get me wrong - I like democracy.  I like the opportunity to throw out whatever rascals are in power every four years – voting is much easier on the nerves than armed insurrection and revolutions.  But that doesn’t mean democracy doesn’t have its drawbacks.  The first drawback is the idea that, if one group …

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Isabel Allende’s ‘A Long Petal of the Sea’

Isabel Allende – ‘A Long Petal of the Sea’, Ballantine Books, 2020 The first Allende book I read was ‘Daughter of Fortune’ and it left me with great admiration of the South American born author.  After reading the ‘Daughter’ I followed up with its sequel ‘Portrait in Sepia’ and then went on to read ‘Island …

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