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Diana’s Quiz – November 26, 2022

by Diana Filer 1.  With which country does...

Ol’ Sluffer and the Lobster

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Some of you,...

Light Up the Night, December 2

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God Save The Queen

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The Blue Umbrella

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A Cottage in The Twilight Zone

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Recently my bride and I were offered the use of a cottage up in Quebec on a lake. No one...

Camping with the Grandchildren

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Gardening in North Korea

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 Canada Day

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Reflections on Being a Father

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I missed writing about Father's Day on time for The Millstone. Asked to recall one experience we had with our...

Calling on a Higher Power

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Wannabe Cattle Rancher (Part Two)

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader This story is part two of my Wannabe Cattle Rancher story, which first appeared in The Millstone at https://millstonenews.com/wannabe-cattle-rancher/ Harry's single...

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Haying with Guy Lafleur and friends

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader I called this piece “Haying with Guy Lafleur” to get your attention. Sometimes I think my writings get lost between...

Wannabe Sheep Farmer

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My wonderful bride knows everything

Reflections from the Swamp Dear Reader Since Covid, my bride and I have spent a lot of time alone. Time together has allowed me to discover...

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