lil miss understanding

I know we aren't supposed to call the natives in north america "indians" because the real indians will get offended.  No. That isn't the reason.  It's a misnomer, like the cypress hills which haven't seen a cypress tree in forever. All of that being said, i have an indian philosopher for a friend and he …

low level talks

Had brunch at the Yukon Motel this morning with my good friend Jim Smarch and another gent from down under, whom we both just met. (What do you call a mix between lunch and dinner btw, cause I have those too!) We compared skin color of our hands and with my summer tan you could …

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 …