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Legends of Myself 104

August 7, 2016


Vancouver, 1962. Jimmy Crack Corn in Little Italy Our flight from Schou School brought us to the Commercial Drive neighbourhood, now known as The Drive but then known as Little Italy.  Our first residence in that neighbourhood was on 2nd Avenue.  The Drive itself was just up the block, and there were establishments there that […]

Legends of Myself 37

January 12, 2012


Continued from Legends of Myself 36 37.  Old Pop, Part 2:  Wobblies on the Street When radicalism appears among people whose bellies are full, whose children are protected and whose daily needs are comfortably met, they can sometimes find time for conventions, resolutions and well-turned phrases.  It is still radicalism, mind, still sometimes requires border-hopping to […]