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Singer-songwriter Colleen Peterson died far too young, at the age of 45. She’s the subject of my latest column.read more
‘I was just a restless guy with a passport who wanted to see if there was something better on the other side’read more
My friend Stan Morris gave the world his talents as a singer and chorus master and, in the process, made the world a happier place.read more
A Facebook posting about the long-settled “over versus under” debate on toilet paper hanging reminded me of a beloved Calgary dee-jay who once conducted a 12-listener poll on the topic.read more
My early books, published long before eBooks became popular, no longer have to be buried when they go out of print. Thanks to modern technology they can now be read on any device and will be available in perpetuity.read more