popular compassion

​Remember the boats?  It wasn't all that many years ago when we started to see the rubber-type boats all over the mediteranean as helpless refugees began their watery, rudderless trek across the sea to begin a better life in Europe.  Opinions were initially divided on whether to let them onto the "more advanced" continent.  The …

2029

The Green New Deal promised us all an:       •  Economic environment free of monopolies  and    •  Economic security for all who are unable or unwilling to work  These were but two bullets from the ambitious Ocasio-Cortez Green New Deal, which was introduced as a "massive transformation of our society with clear goals …

politicks? meh…

If you are canadian the title probably summarizes how you feel about yet another election. You couldn't care less about who wins and who loses. All you want is to be left alone with your sports and your beer and your dogteam and your igloo and your fresh walrus hide which your wife is chewing …

love and hate

Like a lot of us these days, my mind has been working a lot on the problem of hatred.  One thing i've discovered in my travels through this world, is that hatred can reveal an awful lot about a person.  The things we hate are the opposite of the things we love!  So, when you …

wood bullion

​A long time ago, one of our big game hunters, an Italian man from Chicago, gave me a piece of wisdom I've never forgotten: "we still cut a tree down at the bottom."Little did I know at the time how much a part of my future this small phrase was to become! In fact, after …