Converting a Country

Early on in my school years Canada changed its weights and measures system from Imperial to Metric. Overnight quarts became litres, yards became meters and pounds became kilos. There was…

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Working for The Man

Forty-eight months, four years, it seems like a long time, hell it feels like a long time, but in the grand scheme of things it is but a microcosm.  That…

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Crumbling Around Us

‘Infrastructure’ is a word that I hear used frequently at this time of year, and it is usually preceded by the word ‘decaying’. Infrastructure is the basic underlying framework that…

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Ice Cycle

I have been back in Canada for a little less than three weeks and I discovered that while I was away Mother Nature had smiled upon my neighbours and had…

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The 2015 Similar

I could write about what is happening south of my border in Trumpville. There is no shortage of fodder from his first week as president of the Divided States of…

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Passport Por Favor

Honey and I have been visiting the Caribbean for the last 12 years on a mostly annual basis. It has become our reprieve from winter’s frozen breath. It began because…

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It Wasn’t A Joke???

Every time I hear any news broadcast I find myself saying the same thing over and over to myself, “Thank God I’m not an American!!”  I’ve been repeating this since…

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Nicer Next Week

“It’s supposed to get nicer next week.” This was said to me by an employee of the Big Box store and repeated throughout the day by others. That day was…

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