Poppies: Old and New

Next Monday, November 11, is Remembrance Day in Canada. It used to be called Armistice Day and a minute of silence was observed at 11:00 a.m. (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month) to commemorate the “official’ end of The Great War. I write official because numerous soldiers were killed afterContinue reading “Poppies: Old and New”

Be prepared Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay claim to your name

Look out Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay legal claim to your name! Just when you thought the asininity over Remembrance Day poppies was limited to large retail outlets such as Target attempting to block their sale in stores, along comes the Royal Canadian Legion itself bitching at the website Reddit for displayingContinue reading “Be prepared Poppy Harlow, the Royal Canadian Legion may lay claim to your name”

Off Target on Poppy Selling

Talk about missing the Target! You really have to wonder sometimes what people are thinking. I don’t mean that guy who just cut you off, or cruised through a red light; evidently he wasn’t thinking at all. I’m talking about those folks who are paid big money to think: public relations professionals. Since the earlyContinue reading “Off Target on Poppy Selling”