Category Archives: Canada

TCS: An Enchanted Cottage

. Good Morning! ___________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add … Continue reading

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Royal Canadian Air Force Moose Milk Recipe

by Chuck Stanley It is New Year’s Eve, so in order to assist those aviators and airport bums who enjoy entertaining at home, I present the secret recipe for the concoction known to RCAF personnel as “Moose Milk”. Originally made … Continue reading

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Ghosts of GOP scandals past … and the inevitable misdirections

By ann summers They want us to believe LTG Flynn is the whole story. He’s surely not. Hearings are needed. — Jason Kander (@JasonKander) February 14, 2017 For weeks, POTUS allowed total access to American intel for a man he … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop: Mad Englishman Near the Midnight Sun – Part 2

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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“I Am Canadian” bringing people together

There is much to admire about Canada. Its natural beauty, its wonderful people, and its somewhat amused tolerance of its big loud neighbor to the south. And now, there’s one more thing to like: Thank you, Molson Canadian. May this … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: July 1, 2016

July 1st is: Zip Code Day International Joke Day Creative Ice Cream Flavors Day National Holidays Bangladesh – Jumatul Bidah British Virgin Islands – Territory Day Burundi – Independence Day Botswana – Sir Seretse Khama Day Canada – Dominion Day … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – “Make CANADA Even Greater!”

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– This is an open thread. There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. … Continue reading

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Is a WOMAN a PERSON? The Answer You Get Depends on Who You Ask

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Is a Woman a Person?” The answer “Yes, of course,” may seem obvious, but it’s not so clear-cut in American law. When a sitting Supreme Court Justice says that the Equal Protection clause of the 14th … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: APPARITION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Samhain or Samhuin (SAH-win or SOW-in – rhymes with cow) was the first day of the new year in the ancient Celtic calendar, the beginning of the “darker half” of the year. Samhain is Irish Gaelic. … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Adrenaline Fix

by Chuck Stanley There was some discussion in yesterday’s Word Cloud about solitude and reflection. We are tied to our gadgets almost to the exclusion of the world around us. There are escapes. Since I live in the mountains, and … Continue reading

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