A Wonderful Thanksgiving Blog fm my FAVE Blogger. We are in the HEAT of a Federal election which she describes well. I am grateful, after reading this to realize that I have 2 good friends with POLAR opposite Politics than me – I agree to disagree & laugh. I have a nice online friend and we BOTH rave our opposite views and ignore each others posts – buddies after election and avoid Politics now. I think we are all capable of that..at least online. lol
I don’t watch a lot of TV, but happened upon a show on CBC a while back that really touched me.
‘Still Standing’ is a series each of you should make time to check out, so accurately does it portray the eclectic melting pot of strengths and values that make up the country we call Canada. All the small towns comedian Jonny Harris visits are on the ropes but still holding on. While Jonny visits, he unravels the history of the town and the people who still make their homes there, along with their triumphs and struggles.
Towns like Buxton, Ontario – a small town with a rich history of being the final destination for many black slaves who fled slavery in the United States and gained freedom here in Canada. When a new family of former slaves arrived in town, someone would ring the ‘Liberty’ bell by the church…
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