Author Archives: Darrell W Penner

Go Fly a Kite!

Spring is coming and a traditional pass-time of Spring — one that can be done even through the Summer or on any day with a nice breeze — is flying a kite. There are many fine kites you can buy … Continue reading

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Past and Future Connected

This was inspired by a discussion on extra-solar planets, though the subject of my reply is something I have thought of for a long while. “This one ( This survey – ed) was looking at confirmed finds rather than possible … Continue reading

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What is Heritage? Recently I was visited by an Uncle and Aunt and that spurred a train of thought. I realized that on my Mother’s side of the family two of my uncles are strongly involved in our Norwegian heritage … Continue reading

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Kick the Can

September has come and with September, can Autumn be far away? Dewy wet mornings Golden dewy sunlight School bells tolling Get up sleepy head. With September comes a harvesting. Not just the big harvesting of amber fields of grain, but … Continue reading

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All the Marbles

Spring’s not here But perhaps it’s near Games of Childhood Played in the Neighbourhood I remember the days when Spring was near, or at least the snow had thawed enough that the school fields were too soggy to really be … Continue reading

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