Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Just as I was beginning to think that 2018 is going to be a kinder and gentler year I turned on the television. Definitely a mistake.
Thursday, January 11, 2018
The New Year brings huge news there will be no nuclear war with North Korea. That s my New Year s scoop, based on a remarkable discovery.
Friday, December 22, 2017
If there is reincarnation, I want to come back as a motor mechanic.
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
The best Christmas presents are memories.
Thursday, December 14, 2017
Sometimes I worry about the strangest things. Like yesterday I worried whether the plastic drink cup I saw tossed from a car window will end up in the ocean.
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
I ve not been caught up in and enraptured by the romantic British drama of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle.
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
The bug season is well beyond the coming winter, so it s safe to write about what wonderful creatures insects are. They do wonderful things for us; pollinate our food crops and flowers, feed the birds, control pests, consume our waste and give us useful t
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
December looms on the late November horizon, leaving us wondering how it will treat us this year. Will it be cruel or will it be kind? It has been both in recent years.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
I am in my deer hunting stand, watching and wondering. Wondering where they all have gone. Not the deer. I am beyond the days of anxiety over seeing a taggable deer. I am just content being here, soaking up the forest sounds and sights.
Friday, November 10, 2017
I m a baby boomer, the product of a war time romance between a Polish fighter pilot and an English woman who was a member of the Woman s Auxiliary Air Force (WAAF).
Tuesday, November 7, 2017
One bug season ends, another begins. The one just begun is one to be concerned about. The late autumn-winter flu bug season already is showing evidence that it will be more severe than usual.
Tuesday, October 31, 2017
This being Halloween week I have Stephen King on my night table. Nothing is spookier than ghostly autumn moonlight spilling through the bedroom window onto the horror master s words.
Tuesday, October 24, 2017
I am sitting on the deck watching the squirrels skip through the fallen leaves, searching for something to steal. Squirrels are beastly vandals and unrepentant thieves.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
We ve got a good one, Scully calls out. She holds it up, examining it carefully before dropping it into a plastic evidence bag. It s recent, she says, maybe this morning.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Bahteh Wallow was a democratic society founded on the idea that all animals are created equal. It had evolved from a revolution and a civil war as a homeland for elephants, but other species were welcomed.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Do you need assistance with technology related topics? On Wednesday, Oct. 11 and Oct. 25 at 2:30 p.m. the Dorset branch of the Haliburton County Public Library is hosting Tech Time Rural Outreach. This is a great opportunity to have any questions answere
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
A neuromuscular connection occurs between a muscle fibre and nerve. It s like a conversation between the two parties. Our brain says: Scratch that itch on the tip of your nose.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Invictus, means unconquerable or undefeated in Latin. Invictus is a poem that focuses on the human spirit and its ability to overcome adversity. It is a rallying cry for those who find themselves in dark and trying situations, who have to dig deep and
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Our grand sugar maple, the signature tree of our lake property, became too sick to save and had to be taken down.
Tuesday, September 26, 2017
In the beginning there was none. No television. No electronics.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Mopping up the messes of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is happening hundreds of miles away but Canadian consumers need to take care that they don t get soaked.
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Most of us have gone through life thinking little about nuclear war. The chances of it have been minimal because everyone understands that launching just one nuke could bring global catastrophe, perhaps even end human civilization.
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
School days, school days, good old fashioned . . . Reading and writing and rithmetic . . . . and coding.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
So much to do, but so many stupid people in the way. You can t get important stuff done when surrounded by incompetents.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
At one point in my life I considered myself a runner. I truly believed that if I didn t go for a run I wasn t exercising. Even an hour on the squash court didn t count as exercise in my mind. The incredibly funny and shortsighted part of that thought proc
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