Shane

Phased Out

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I think I’m having a reaction to Phase 3. I might just be having a reaction to what appears to be happening in Phase 2 and therefore I am applying it to Phase 3 but I’m definitely having some kind of a reaction. Our area, relative to the rest of the world, has seen little […]

A Father's Day Conspiracy?

Original publication June 2012 It’s Father’s Day. The day that once a year we pay homage to the men that raised us. When my children were young it was the day they would take me golfing. WAIT A MINUTE!!Wasn’t that Mother’s Day??? That my loyal reader, is the difference between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. […]

The one thing about a ‘global pandemic’, is that it is global. Almost every country, on every continent, has been drastically changed by COVID-19. Even the few countries that chose to ignore the whole flu-thing were effectively quarantined by their neighboring countries. So, no country got away scot-free. This of course, includes the Dominican Republic. […]

Just A Theory

A theory is an idea. It stops being a theory once it has been proven or disproven. Developing a theory is not all that hard, any idiot can come up with a theory, my neighbour does it all the time. I dread the day when some scientist describes some medical discovery as a ‘disinfectant for […]

Warning... Relaxing Restrictions Could Lead To Hugging

Spring/Summer in my world has arrived. I have to include both seasons together because where I live, they are both so short in time that they basically comprise only one season, ‘Spummer’. This year cold temperatures have lingered, so doing anything in the yard has been limited. It’s no fun raking up debris from winter, […]

Just Norm

My province has been set free! Well… sort of free. The Health regulations that have been put in place to protect us from ourselves, are being ever so slightly relaxed in my region. Canada is still struggling in some regions and they have not been set free like me yet, but across the country a […]

Out Of Context???

“Out of context” is a term that you hear as an excuse, given when an individual feels they have been misquoted. I have seen the inside of media and this is a fair explanation actually. It is what the media does to bring brevity to a story. It’s what the viewing public wants, just the […]

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The Neighbour

When Donald Trump was running for President of the United States, I wrote about having front row seats to watch the Gong Show that was happening south of my border. The guy was a loose cannon, with little or no ability to do anything more than tell people what he thinks. The gullible in the […]

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Adapting

We are all making changes to the way we do things and lifestyles are on hold for everyone but hermits. As societies, we are adapting to changes being forced on us on a daily basis. The messages from country to country may differ in specifics but generally, the world has been told to protect itself […]

One Giant Step Backwards

In Canada, as it is around the world, public health officials are leading the fight to keep us safe. They are not offering the cure, but giving us once again, the information we need to avoid getting sick and how to avoid making others sick. It’s nothing new. We were taught about it in school […]

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