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A Few Great Puns
1.      The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round
table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2.      I thought I
saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out  to be an optical Aleutian. 3.      She was only a
whisky maker,...
1.      The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2.      I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out  to be an optical Aleutian. 3...
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Awash with Imagination
How imagination, cooperation and grant-matching  delivered clean water to the poorest of India’s poor By Peter
McKenzie-Brown Anil Jain calls it the “WASH” project, with the
acronym standing for “water and sanitation hygiene.” Whatever you call it, this
ini...
How imagination, cooperation and grant-matching delivered clean water to the poorest of India’s poor By Peter McKenzie-Brown Anil Jain calls it the “WASH” project, with the acronym standing for “water and sanitation h...
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Atlantic Leduc #3
In the early years, a blowout showed that the oil industry had hit the big time By Peter McKenzie-Brown To put the extent of the prosperity generated by the discovery of oil in Alberta in 1947, in that agriculture contributed $555 million to the provincial ...
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Land, Farmers and Reclamation
In the early years, a blowout showed that the oil industry had hit the big time By Peter McKenzie-Brown To put the extent of the prosperity generated by the discovery of oil in Alberta in 1947, in that agriculture contributed $555 million to the provincial ...
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All in the Family
1. My
mother taught me to appreciate a job well done . "If
you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My
mother taught me religion . "You
better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My
father taught me about time tra...
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Zen Koans to Reflect Upon
Do not walk behind me, for I may not lead. Do not walk ahead
of me, for I may not follow. Do not walk beside me for the path is narrow. In
fact, just leave me alone.  Sex is like air. It's
not that important unless you aren't getting any.  No one is listeni...
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1.      The fattest knight at King Arthur’s round table was Sir Cumference. He acquired his size from too much pi. 2.      I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island, but it turned out  to be an optical Aleutian. 3...
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Awash with Imagination
How imagination, cooperation and grant-matching have delivered clean water and sanitation facilities to the poorest of India’s poor By Peter
McKenzie-Brown Anil Jain calls it the “WASH” project, with the
acronym standing for “water and sanitation hygiene.” ...
How imagination, cooperation and grant-matching have delivered clean water and sanitation facilities to the poorest of India’s poor By Peter McKenzie-Brown Anil Jain calls it the “WASH” project, with the acronym standin...
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Atlantic Leduc #3
In the early years, a blowout showed that the oil industry had hit the big time By Peter McKenzie-Brown To put the extent of the prosperity generated by the discovery of oil in Alberta in 1947, in that agriculture contributed $555 million to the provincial ...
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All in the Family
1. My
mother taught me to appreciate a job well done . "If
you're going to kill each other, do it outside. I just finished cleaning." 2. My
mother taught me religion . "You
better pray that will come out of the carpet." 3. My
father taught me about time tra...
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Rumsay Ecological Reserve
Here's the right way to balance interests where land is concerned As an
illustration of broadening participation in environmental preservation and land
reclamation, consider a letter to Alberta’s Deputy Minister of Renewable
Resources on October 6 th , 1982...
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    Writer, 1992 - present
  • Canadian Petroleum Association
    Public Affairs, 1982 - 1992
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A Calgary-based author and writer, during the last two decades I have done work for several corporate clients and also for industry and business publications – notably the trade magazines Oilweek and Oilsands Review. Prior to beginning my writing career, I worked for the Canadian Petroleum Association (CPA, a forerunner to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers) and for Gulf Oil Canada – then part of an integrated global oil company.

British by Birth, I am American by upbringing and Canadian by choice.

My books include Barbecues, Booms and Blogs: Fifty Years of Public Relations in Calgary (2008; co-editor and contributor); Reflections on Communicative Language Teaching (2007); In Balance: An Account of Alberta’s CA Profession (2000); The Richness of Discovery: Amoco’s First Fifty Years in Canada (1998); and The Great Oil Age: The Petroleum Industry in Canada (1993, with Gordon Jaremko and David Finch). I also contributed a five-part series on the “History of the petroleum industry in Canada” to Wikipedia (2006)


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Competed in the full Ironman 13 times and ran about 20 marathons before hanging up my runners in 2004.
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  • Southern Illinois University
  • McMurray College,
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