Seven Days in Cyprus

I served a total of 27 years in the Canadian Army Reserve (Militia), including the Royal Canadian Artillery, Military Intelligence (yes, I know…it’s an oxymoron), and the Royal Canadian Logistics Service. The latter also included nine years as an Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel (Lt.-Col.)/Honorary Colonel (Col.). I trained at several […]

A life well lived

John Bell’s celebration of life took place yesterday and there was quite a number of people there, including from RRC. I did say a few words, as John and I go far back, and I thought I would share them with you. We are here to celebrate the […]

Funeral Service of Roland Richard Engel

Michael Joyal thought that some of our members would be interested in the following: Dear family and friends of the late Roland (“Rollie”) Engel: You are invited to watch via livestream video the Funeral Service, Burial and Reception of Roland Richard Engel on Monday, June 27th, 2022 at […]


“I like the mountains because they make me feel small. They help me sort out what’s important in life.” Mark Obmascik Yes, the Rockies can make a prairie boy feel very small. I have returned many times over the years, but more as admirer than adventurer. I am […]

Fun and Frivolity at the Fringe Festival

In theatre, there’s an expression “chewing up the scenery” which basically refers to an actor’s propensity to act melodramatically, to ham it up so much you think s/he is going to take bites out of the scenery. In other words, to overact. At the Winnipeg Fringe Festival that […]

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