Category Archives: Travel

To the Copts: A String Poem

TO THE COPTS: A STRING POEM This being Easter and only a few short days since terrorists bombed two Coptic churches in Egypt, I want to share an experience I had there many years ago. It speaks of brotherhood and … Continue reading

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What’s a Mile?: Old-fashioned

    What’s a Mile?: Old-fashioned I was talking a mile a minute to a kid the other day and wound up telling her a story about my “old days.” Well, she asked. I quoted an old saw, “Walk a … Continue reading

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Incredible Journey: A Helping Hand

  Harry’s Incredible Journey With a Helping Hand at Hand Harry stood there, gazing, at nothing. Reaching out, grasping…at nothing. His wife Mary shook her head. “There you go again. What are you trying pick up?” Harry took a shaky … Continue reading

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Traveling with Mom

Traveling with Mom EARLY MORNING “Oh, the Casbah is busy today! Oh, look, they’re unloading the camels. We’re early. Looks like dates. Probably from an oasis.” Yes, they would be Mom. NOON “That was a lovely lunch, dear. Now let’s … Continue reading

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Paris

THE LAST TIME I SAW PARIS H. W. Bryce The last time I saw Paris, Paris was at peace, People strolled the Champs-Élysées And coffeed in cafes Young people chatted animate Young mothers strolled their babes in prams People gathered … Continue reading

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Memories are made of this

A trip to Tim Horton’s, the original doughnut people.  credit: underthehighchair.com; just an illustration. It’s been a few days since my last venture into the Blosgosphere, One, to take care of a big bit of business, and Two, to have … Continue reading

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Memories

Liar ! Liar! Memory is indeed a precious thing. Memory can also be a liar. For instance, I thought I remembered being a good and accurate typist. After all, I had stopped in Regina, Saskatchewan, having phoned ahead, to spend … Continue reading

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