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.
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 19, 2018
Finding something good in everything takes work.
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The first rain showers of April, scattered, brief and chilly as they were in the past week, have brought out something more than just the promise of May flowers.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
It was a lifetime ago but I still remember my father bending his tall and lanky frame, reaching down to clasp my hand and walking me across the invisible line dividing Canada and the United States.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
I ve been inspired to help out with our garden this year. Over the past couple of days I ve been out cultivating the soil with one of those garden claw things. After a few years of this not being done it was quite a bit of work to get through the tiny roo
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Most visitors to the San Francisco Bay area take in the usual popular sights: Fisherman s Wharf, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz.
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.
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.
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 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, 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.
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, 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.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Statues cannot speak audible words but they had much to tell us last week.
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.
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
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, 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
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