Mike Wilson, Author at Kenbridge Victoria Dispatch

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Mike Wilson: Some have an Olympic dream. I have a nightmare.

We’re less than two months away from the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, this time held in Paris. Do I want to go? Umm, I can ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, May 23, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: Yes, granddadding is a word

It’s time to share some more wit and wisdom, from one generation to another. Ok, in other words, it’s time to talk about the fine ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Friday, May 10, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: A conversation about garbage cars

Sorry, this is not about the Yugo or the Gremlin or the Corvair (my first car), but is rather devoted to my toddler grandson’s current ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, May 2, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: It’s time to ‘borrow’ some words

Sometimes, there are certain words you need in a conversation. As a linguist and foreign language teacher, I have spent the better part of a ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Friday, April 19, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: A conversation with royalty, a glimpse at the King

Yes, I met the King twice in Memphis. Well, encountered sounds more accurate here. Ok, so maybe we were in the same place at the ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, April 4, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: Spanish lessons can end with a punch

In light of the most recent round of border disturbances, Mexico no longer calls to me as it once did, but there was a time ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, March 28, 2024 12:00 pm

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A bootlegger named Tomcat and a Three Stooges marathon

It’s funny what you think about sometimes. I’ve found myself thinking back here lately to Christian Sorenson Bennett. One year my senior, he was my ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Friday, March 15, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: So I googled ‘Michael Wilson’. That went well.

Ah, the internet. It can be an interesting place, filled with all kinds of things. That includes, it appears, more information about your own name ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Friday, March 8, 2024 12:05 am

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Mike Wilson: A tale of Blue Thunder and its replacement

There is an arresting and memorable image in “Sensation of Velocity,” a Vanguardist poem from the 1920’s by Jorge Luis Borges: that of a sleek ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Thursday, February 29, 2024 12:00 pm

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Mike Wilson: Some famous (and almost fatal) last words

The most dangerous two words in all the world have nothing to do with hunting. You likely won’t find them on a construction job or ... Read more

by Mike Wilson, Wednesday, February 21, 2024 12:00 pm

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