May 7, 2022

On the Hunt for 13+ Great Canadian Grandfathers Hello…   Today’s date is May 2 / 2022   I’m about to attempt a serious cut and paste exercise over the course of the next several paragraphs…please pay close attention to any date changes that accompany the evolving content…  My intention is to continue writing until

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April 30, 2022

Two years ago, on a Tuesday in what was either the first or second week in May 2020, I took myself on a  neighborhood walk. My simple plan was to get a cup of coffee, pull out my cellphone and spend a few Covid 19 minutes recording the content of Video Blog #1.. My intention

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March 28, 2021

Covid 19 first anniversary Quebec Hope Update Yesterday, March 11/21, marked the first anniversary of the Covid 19 virus designation as a global pandemic by the World Health Organization. HTTPs://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019 Today, referencing the existing provincial priority list, Quebec premier, Francois Legault, announced that all members of the general provincial population who are at least 65

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January 12, 2021

  Two ways be a pretty darn good grandfather… Hello … Bonjour … Welcome … Bievenue…My name is Mark, and I am the 62-year-old, recently retired grandfather of Goodness and Gracious, my two wonderful Montreal area elementary school aged granddaughters. An intuitive insight and opening contribution that I’d like to make in response to my

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April 30, 2020

A brief welcome to Chez Pa… Hi…Thanks for stopping by…My name is Mark and I’m a grandfather… If you’re here and you’re a grandfather too, then welcome….part of me is already feeling accomplished… If you’re here just because you’re browsing or maybe you’re thinking about another grandfather (that you already know or might one day

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April 30, 2020

In 2015, the Federal Trade Commission released their new rules for Disclosure Compliance. These rules are set in place to ensure that readers or viewers of web media (blogs, Youtube videos, etc.) know if the blogger/presenter is sponsored, endorsed, or partnered with a different company. In blog terms, the readers need to know if the

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