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The Devil Herself

… is hiding behind male pronouns. (c) 2016, Davd Evil is not male. Lorena Bobbitt cutting off her husband’s penis, and a few parallel, less famous incidents were no less evil because their perpetrators had ovaries. Nor was what Amanda … Continue reading

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Canadian Winter Stir-Fry

… Not Nearly as Expensive: (c) 2016, Davd Day-to-day cooking should not need expensive ingredients. A good cook should be able to make the good, staple foods taste delicious—not exquisite, maybe, but delicious. As seasons go ’round and prices change … Continue reading

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Tolerating two “Foul-Mouthed” Women

… as seen on the Edmonton bus system: (c) 2016, Davd On the way to church one recent morning, the bus was at least half full. Edmonton City Transit was making expenses, i’d say, maybe doing better than that, on … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions

… some Review Principles for 2016: (c) 2016, Davd Because i had to re-install my Linux operating system New Year’s Eve, this post not only won’t get up that day; by the time it is published, it will be January … Continue reading

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Easy Picklish Beets:

…Suitable Hot or Cold for Holiday Meals and Parties.. and Easy to Boot (c) 2015, Davd The beet, or beetroot in real-English, is a classic winter vegetable: It stores well in a cold [but not freezing], damp cellar. It is … Continue reading

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After Movember

Men’s Health Still Matters… ,,, and We Can Promote Men’s Health with Intentional Brotherhood. (c) 2015, Davd Movember ended before Radiation Treatment did, but barely: My last session with the narrow slippery table and the elaborate attack-X-ray machine was December … Continue reading

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The “Normal” Treatment I Received:

.. Part. I: Androgen Suppression (c) 2015, Davd That first prostate cancer story i ever heard personally, from my father’s friend Bill, happened before 19751. He wrote that treatment included “the operation that makes a steer out of a bull.” … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Diagnosis:

My Experience of the Process (c) 2015, Davd The first prostate cancer story i ever heard personally, came from a friend of my father’s, more than 40 years ago; and in a year or two, he died. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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It’s Movember:

… and Prostate Cancer* is the Subject of the Month (c) 2015, Davd The CBC News website recently reminded us (as part of its biographical sketch of his son Justin, the new Prime Minister), that Pierre Trudeau died of prostate … Continue reading

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The Beauty of Old Men

No Cosmetics Required. (c) 2015, Davd This is written in appreciation and in honour of old men who “mentored” me, as well as in affirmation of what i can now contribute as they did then, and of the value of … Continue reading

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