"Cowardice asks the question...is it safe? Expediency asks the question...is it politic? Vanity asks the question...is it popular? But conscience asks the question...is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because it is right." ~Dr. Martin Luther King

Sunday, 2 November 2014

Is the Pope Catholic?

I was in Keswick yesterday. At Tom and Jerry's. Sports Bar.. A small place in a neighbourhood plaza.

Grandson Mark engagement  to Mindy was celebrated

Still in their twenties  with harsh experience of life behind them.

Less than a decade ago, Mindy and  her younger sister shared the lingering  deterioration and death of their  young mother.

Mark was on hand ,no more than seventeen himself.

Mindy with Mark's support has completed her education and  acquired skills and employment.
 Mark is now doing the same with Mindy's support.

My son Mark and  mother Storm have been behind them.

It's not the foundation of choice for a relationship. But that which does not kill you makes you stronger.

Ii it odd Georgina should become a thread on the blog at this point. Or do things really happen for a reason.

Reference is made to Heritage and the Bamner's new editor.  If any municipality in the Region can lay claim to a  bona fide tourist interest on the basis of heritage, Georgina is it.

tGeorgina Island is a Reserve of  A Mohawk Indian Band.  In terms of history, we can't go back farther,

Sibbald's  Point is the stuff of  legend.

Lake  Simcoe is unique among  Canadian lakes..

Hostelries for carriage stops for the week long journey between Lake Simcoe and Toronto  are among the oldest structures   in The Region . Several  were in  the Town of Aurora until very recently.

Yesterday,we took the  404 to Ravenshoe Rd and there was Keswick, not ten minutes from the Town of Newmarket.

I  was reminded of a highway link  proposed south of the lake to Highway  400 that never happened. A rare wild orchid grew in the swamp.

The Honorable Joseph Snow was Transport Minister at the time.

He was  friends with Whipper Billy Watson and other wrestling professionals in the community at the time.

On another thread, my  dismissive friend  Jeezy  asks ......Are you saying Jews are not white?

 I  respond with another question....Are you saying Jews are not an ancient Tribe of  the Land of Judea in the Middle East.

And an answer.....They are not of Anglo Saxon Vikings variety, that's for sure.

And why should that  matter?


Anonymous said...

It doesn't matter at all. Just a case of sour grapes from the usual source.

Anonymous said...

The man's name was James Snow (as in the eponymous Parkway).

Anonymous said...

The first female mayor of Georgina, I hope she turns up in a great outfit for the South Lake Gala & blows all those pastels away.

Anonymous said...

Mark and Mindy? "Na-Nu Na-Nu"