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A weekly Newsletter from Preserved Stories.

Rechargeable batteries for audio recorders save you money big time

For many years, I’ve been using Zoom H1 and Zoom H5 audio recorders as part of my work in preparing material for the Preserved Stories website and other projects. Initially, I was spending plenty of money, which adds up over the … Continue reading

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Mimico Residents Association – Annual General Meeting, Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 8:00 to 9:30 pm

Please click here for details > Mimico Residents Association Annual General Meeting Date: Thursday March 30, 2017 Time: 8:00-9:30 pm Location: Mimico Centennial Library, Auditorium (lower level) Etobicoke-Lakeshore MPP Peter Milczyn will be attending to speak on OMB reform – … Continue reading

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Family Skate with MPP Peter Milczyn – Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at 2:00 to 4:00 pm

Family Skate with MPP Milczyn Date: Wednesday, March 15th Time: 2:00–4:00 pm Location: Mastercard Centre, 400 Kipling Ave Residents and stakeholders are invited to bring your skates and join Peter Milczyn for an afternoon of fun, skating on the Toronto … Continue reading

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Reconstructing Karl Polanyi : Excavation and Critique (2016): Blurb and review

I have a strong interest in the work of Karl Polanyi. What he says makes sense to me. A blurb for Reconstructing Karl Polanyi : Excavation and Critique (2016) reads: Karl Polanyi was one of the most influential political economists of the … Continue reading

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Empathy is great provided that we use it wisely

In a page at my website dealing with mindfulness meditation, I’ve discussed the uses and abuses of compassion. I’ve also discussed a range of viewpoints regarding empathy. A July 12, 2012 Wired article is entitled: “Compassion over empathy could help … Continue reading

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3rd Annual March Break Free Family Skate, March 15, 2017 from 2 to 4pm at MasterCard Centre

Reminder Please find attached a flyer [see above] with regard to my 3rd Annual March Break Free Family Skate, which will take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 from 2 – 4 pm at the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence, … Continue reading

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Conserving Long Branch – March 2017 Update from David Godley (Part 1)

The following text is from David Godley [I have added some notes in square brackets] * 1) Status of applications Severance Applications for 9 February Committee of Adjustment 75 41st Street, (2) 2 storey buildings, one existing and one proposed … Continue reading

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DeGasperis case, related to the finding of the Divisional Court, July 2005, is part of the OMB’s parallel universe

The DeGasperis Case, related to a July 2005 finding of the Divisional Court, concerns what I, as a Toronto resident, have come to view as a unique, remarkable parallel universe, or as an astounding alternate reality. The alternate reality that I refer to … Continue reading

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No Vacancy: Scarborough art exhibition takes look at Kingston Road motel strip: March 10, 2017 CBC article

A March 10, 2017 CBC article is entitled: “No Vacancy: Scarborough art exhibition takes look at Kingston Road motel strip: The exhibition features interviews with people who had personal experiences on the strip.” I look forward to attending this event, … Continue reading

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A retrospective look by Bert Eccles (MCHS 1968) at what was going on outside the walls of Morison School during the seven years he was there

I am very pleased that at a previous post about Morison School in Montreal, which I attended in the 1950s, we now have forty comments. I am pleased about the forty comments because I see such tremendous value in the … Continue reading

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