The Unknown Soldier

Presenting my poem at Markham Theatre

Here’s a poem I’ve written in honour of our fallen veterans who have served us so courageously.

This month, this day, this hour, this grace, this place,
Before our feet, you rest eternally.
Fought to seek freedom for the human race,
Loved and were loved, you lie in sweet memory.

‘Fore armistice was signed, you’ve been long dead;
That destroyed the hopes of your family.
By fire you were scorched, blood from you shed;
No one can discern your identity.

Yet Legacy lets sacrifice live on,
As peace and freedom shine throughout the land.
The faults of the past, must not be passed on,
Lest all is wasted from your works of hand.

Poppies mark our hearts, we stand in grave honour,
Before the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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Want to become Canada’s Luckiest Student?

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University of Waterloo – Software Engineering vs. Computer Science – Q&A

I think I’ll try SE. Very interesting.

there, then, and now.

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Italo Calvino said: The more enlightened our houses are, the more their walls ooze ghosts. Describe the ghosts that live in this house:

Image credit: “love Don’t live here anymore…” – © 2009 Robb North – made available under Attribution 2.0 Generic

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Design Your Own Vertical Garden: Featuring The Plant Chicago

LINX Blog

It’s funny what can come from boredom.

You’ve experienced it too. We all have – those moments in the classroom when the clock seems to have slowed to a crawl, when eyelids suddenly feel heavy.

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Why Do We Veil Crucifixes and Images on the 5th Sunday of Lent?

  by Taylor Marshall

The traditional Catholic custom of veiling images on the 5th Sunday of Lent is making a big come back. The practice lost momentum in the 1970s and 80s, but we’re seeing it make its way back into parish life.
Why are images veiled beginning on the fifth Sunday in Lent? Traditionally, the two weeks of “Passiontide” begin on the fifth Sunday of Lent. The first week is Passion Week, and the second week is Holy Week.

The traditional Gospel reading for this Sunday focuses on the increasing hatred against Christ from the Jewish authorities. They accuse Him of being a Samaritan, committing sorcery, blasphemy, and as being possessed by Satan. They don’t think that Christ is “a good teacher.” They think He is a demonic agent.

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Computer problem sidelines Mars Curiosity Rover. Again.

National Post | News

LOS ANGELES — Another problem is preventing the Mars rover Curiosity from resuming its science experiments.

The mission’s chief scientist said Monday the rover went into safe mode again over the weekend because of a computer file error. In safe mode, activities are on hold but the rover remains in contact with Earth.

Curiosity was sidelined earlier this month after a problem with its computer memory. The team had hoped to restart experiments this week when the new problem cropped up.

Since arriving at Gale Crater last year, Curiosity drilled into its first rock and determined the ancient environment could have supported primitive life. Scientists have planned more drilling before starting the long journey toward a mountain.

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Chartered Accountants: In the World of Business, People of Power

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Chartered accountants are highly trained professionals who do more than just number-crunching. They actually rule the world. Found all over the globe in almost every economic sector, CAs are the intelligent, ambitious, and the brilliant people working at the top of every company and organization on the planet.

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