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  “In Flanders Fields” is a war poem in the form of a rondeau, written during the First World War by Canadian physician Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae. He was inspired to write it on May 3, 1915, after presiding over the funeral of friend and fellow…

Winesday: Masi and Beef Stew

  I receive “myLCBO” emails which are personalized wine and recipe recommendations. They must have been reading my mind because the wine pick they sent this time was for a great wine to pair with stew – that’s my next NFL Sunday Slow Cooker meal!…

January 17 – Today is:

Benjamin Franklin Day; Ditch New Year's Resolutions Day

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January 17, 1967 - 40-year-old David Mason recorded the piccolo trumpet solo for The Beatles' 'Penny Lane', at Abbey Road Studios in London. He was paid £27, 10 shillings ($42) for his performance. In August, 1987, the trumpet he used was sold at a Sotheby's auction for $10,846.
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