Maggie Wilson Author

Historical Non-Fiction in Northern Ontario

Archive for June 2015

Interior Decorating – the Stars are Aligned

My weekly horoscope: Aries (March 21-April 19) You will swing your focus to home, family and your private life for the next month. This will manifest in several ways, depending on the details of your own life. For starters, it makes you want to focus on your home more than usual. You might want to cocoon at home and sort of “hide.” However, for many of you, this focus on […]

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Tuesday is Seniors Day

“Tuesday is Seniors’ Day at Rexall,” my husband said. “You are a senior now, you know.” “What?!” “Yeah, you’ve been a senior for four years.” “I don’t want to talk about it,” I grumbled. “What’s the problem? It’s 20% off! The money is better in your pocket than theirs!” I harrumphed, my default response when he is right. Reiner is not the only one to remind me of my status […]

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United States Defaults On Debt To Its Veterans

Originally posted on The End:
If a nation cannot afford to tend to the physical and psychological wounds suffered by its soldiers in war, then that nation simply cannot afford to go to war. Such is the current situation in the United States. And it is beyond shameful. The amount of money we commit to spending on new weapons systems is measured in the trillions. Yet somehow, Congress cannot manage…

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Because. Modess.

Luanne wrote about her encounter with delegates to a Comicon event and wondered if she would have more fun if she nurtured her inner Geek and played dress-up more often. She asked, “Are you a geek or are you cool?” In my comment to her, I said that I’m a lukewarm geek. I have to be in the right mood to dress up in costume. Even then, my effort is […]

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