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The ABCs of war

Posted on March 11, 2014

By Craig FunstonCousin Reggie, he of Big Toe, Saskatchewan fame, sent me a telegraph the other day. No, that's not a typo: Reggie is just… Read More »

Hamlet; coming to a town near you

Posted on March 4, 2014

By Craig FunstonOne of the most poignant sights I ever saw since coming to Alberta was something I saw on the walls of a community… Read More »

The spirit’s the medal

Posted on February 25, 2014

By Craig FunstonAs I write this, the Olympics are still going strong. By by the time you read this, they will be history, replaced by… Read More »

Send in the clowns

Posted on February 18, 2014

By Craig Funston[This is an open letter to Maurice, my second cousin twice removed (but not removed far enough—a line I've used before). He lives… Read More »

Good words now

Posted on February 4, 2014

By Craig FunstonI attended something that resembled a funeral the other day. Obviously the person in question was there; plus there were hordes of people… Read More »

Stop and go

Posted on January 28, 2014

By Craig FunstonMany years ago, when the Big Dipper was just a little pot, I drove through my first stop sign. That was about a… Read More »

Please, Mr. Postman

Posted on January 21, 2014

By Craig FunstonThe very first full-time job I ever had, once I got my teaching degree, was that of a letter-carrier—also known as mailman or… Read More »

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