Wednesday, October 24, 2018
There s nothing better than being first. So I was ecstatic on Wednesday, Oct. 17 when I became the very first Canadian to get high as smoking marijuana became legal in Canada.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Time to look ahead to winter and what we might expect from it this year. There s bad news and more bad news.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
I step off the airplane into the California sunshine and am welcomed by the sweet voice of America s senior citizen diva, Barbra Streisand. She is singing, through someone s car radio, Don t Lie to Me, a new song she has written to protest the Donald Tr
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Canada has become a place where people are busy all day, every day, without getting much done. We have slumped into a preference for sitting at tables and debating, rather than lacing up work boots and getting back to building a better place. We are tied
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunningly against deep black wings and forehead.He is a splash of brilliance on a gloomy, overcast day. Sunshine yellow body feathers standing out stunning
Wednesday, September 12, 2018
The endangered species list has a new addition. It is truth and I am shaking my head and wondering how such a treasured species ended up there.
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
During the week of mourning and tributes to U.S. Senator John McCain it was difficult not to make comparisons with the life of another American hero. Correction: North American hero.
Tuesday, August 28, 2018
There is vigorous debate over the effectiveness of the Pope s recent letter acknowledging the Catholic Church s failure to prevent priests from sexually abusing children.
Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Indeed, it has been a hot and dry summer. My records, based on Environment Canada data, show 20 daytime highs of 30 Celsius or higher and an average daytime high of 26 C.
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The Hydro One leadership mess remains just that a mess.
Tuesday, August 7, 2018
Enough is enough. I m fed up to the teeth with the dishonest war against the news media and the ill-informed fools who goosestep their belief in and support for it.
Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Here we go again. It is likely that the worry over rising gun violence in Toronto will bring new restrictions down on responsible gun owners who keep firearms for hunting and shooting sports.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Historically, gatherings known as pink teas were occasions for women to organize and strategize in their pursuit of women s rights. These gatherings were often executed in ultra-feminine guise, which hid behind such established female frivolities as
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Raise your hand if you have suffered from knee pain or a knee injury. Almost every client I have seen over the years has experienced an issue at one time or another with one or both knees. I have been part of that group but I m thrilled to say that I m e
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
The finest place to be during the hot, humid days of high summer is with your best friends. The place to find them is in the forest because that s where they live.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Statues cannot speak audible words but they had much to tell us last week.
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Each spring at the start of bug season I receive mysterious visitors to the fringes of a bush lot I have along Highway 35.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
If you are regularly doing push-ups you ll be happy to know that there are many variations that work your body in different ways. Before we get to that let s do a quick review.
Thursday, June 28, 2018
It is a dilemma I never expected to confront. Next month there is a youth baseball tournament in Cooperstown, New York, home of the baseball Hall of Fame. A grandson is one of the players and I planned to be there to cheer him on.
Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Finding something good in everything takes work.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
We Canadians are just too polite. There are times when we need to swap our signature friendly, sometimes phoney, body language with genuine Canadian hockey body slams.
Tuesday, June 5, 2018
t s amazing what you learn when you open a book.
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
I m trying to figure out whether it was a wishful dream, or a nasty nightmare. Whichever it was, I know what prompted it.
Friday, May 25, 2018
When I hear the word foam I think of something comfortable. Foam mattress, foam pillow, the foam that forms on the top of a beer sometimes. Foam rollers are not in the group. Not by a long shot. Yes, they are made of foam but they are meant to cause pain
Tuesday, May 22, 2018
At first it sounds like the muffled booming of a distant jet. Or perhaps a moose thumping through the open forest over the next hill.
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