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  • All wimps, raise your hands

    It seems we are surrounded by wimps!Everyone’s talking about the “wimp generation,” especially since the last snowstorm. Boards have been called ...

  • Getting us down

    Back in 1965, I was finishing up a degree at Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B.That little university, by the way — fewer than 2,000 ...

  • Sauce for the goose

    You may recall the story of Uncle Uriah Henstridge. Evidently it’s a favourite of many readers, and one of mine, as well. Therefore, I will give ...

  • The boat that wouldn’t float

    I’m thinking of running for the leadership of the provincial PC party. This Cabana fellow has me all inspired. Tell me someone who isn’t inspired ...

  • With a bang or a wimper?

    I don’t know about you, but yesterday I noticed a definite increase in the length of the day.This morning I’m sure dawn cracked a few moments ...

  • The days of wine and roses

    This is the time of year when we count our blessings. For me, this means reviewing the blessings associated with being quadriplegic. I have taken ...

  • And on we roll

    Bells! Whistles! Noise Makers! Tambourines! Shotguns! Guy Lombardo!Happy New Year! Hope you’re about to have or have already had a blast.Now ...

  • The Christmas spirit

    Merry Christmas! Happy Hanuk­kah for our Jewish friends! Happy (soon to be for Muslims) Ramadan! Happy Deepavali (just past), also known as the ...

  • Working the magic

    Ah, the sheer magic of Christmas! Not now, back then. Back when we were children and Christmas materialized out of the frosty air almost ...

  • Judge not …

    I don’t like blue jays very much. In fact, I have a profound dislike for them. It amounts to a fundamental hatred of the little beggars.Actually, ...