What Part Of Don’t Travel Do You Not Understand?

My next-door neighbour (or neighbor as they prefer), the USA, is a huge country. With a population of some 350 million people, and rising, it is a vast land. It is strong, patriotic, and advanced. Yet it also has one of the highest per-capita rates of COVID-19 in the world. According to Johns Hopkins UniversityContinue reading “What Part Of Don’t Travel Do You Not Understand?”

COVID Thanksgiving in Montreal

In March we ‘lost’ St. Patrick’s Day to COVID-19; no pubs, bars, restaurants, parades. April saw the masked Easter Bunny sending his eggs via UPS and FedEx. The 24th of May in Canada is the day we mark Queen Victoria’s birthday. It is also the unofficial beginning of summer. Sometimes the weather cooperates, other yearsContinue reading “COVID Thanksgiving in Montreal”

WKRP Thanksgiving:  As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly

Although Canadian Thanksgiving is technically tomorrow, across the country millions of families will be gathering today for a traditional meal. Feelings of love and warmth, if only superficial, will abound. Like our neighbours to the south this usually entails a roast turkey. I am no exception, and will be stuffing and roasting as the dayContinue reading “WKRP Thanksgiving:  As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!”

Happy Thanksgiving!

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving!”

Yes, We Need a Little [Insert Holiday Here] Right This Very Minute

Social media posts abound with comments about how grim 2016 has been. Numerous famous deaths and a downright nasty US election campaign that culminated in a shocking result seem to be the main culprits causing the ‘I wish the year was over’ refrain. I think many are hopeful that the upcoming holiday season will provideContinue reading “Yes, We Need a Little [Insert Holiday Here] Right This Very Minute”

Happy Thanksgiving Canada!

DCMontreal – Deegan Charles Stubbs – is a Montreal writer born and raised who likes to establish balance and juxtapositions; a bit of this and a bit of that, a dash of Yin and a soupçon of Yang, some Peaks and an occasional Frean and maybe a bit of a sting in the tail! PleaseContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving Canada!”

Historical Black Friday Tweets

Here are some Tweets that may have been sent if Twitter existed way back when … John Alden was the Cooper on the Mayflower. Not surprising where he wants to head on Black Friday … Of course Moses would have been keen on getting his hands on the latest electronics devices … Although he’s stillContinue reading “Historical Black Friday Tweets”

Happy Thanksgiving! Target Canada, Zellers and shoelaces

So Target, your store looks great, and your staff is wonderful, but here in Canada we assume basics such as shoelaces will be on offer – with no strings attached! While my neighbors to the south celebrate US Thanksgiving with family and friends, the media would have us believe the real name for today shouldContinue reading “Happy Thanksgiving! Target Canada, Zellers and shoelaces”