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  • The essence of manhood

    The view from here - Let me talk to you as a man. The first thing we need to do is to define "man" so you understand what I'm saying when I do ...

  • Honourable intentions

    The Bible says the road to hell is paved with good intentions. I don't know if that's true or not. I don't know how anyone knows. So few have ...

  • Ho, ho, ho and OH

    I have committed the unforgivable computer sin. It was Christmas Day. At our house, the stockings are opened first thing in the morning. Then we ...

  • A verse to the holiday

    The following is a new poetic form created by Yours Truly especially for this Christmas season. Many of you are familiar with Iambic pentameter. ...

  • More about nuptials

    Some of the more aware among you will remember the contest. In a column earlier this fall, I told you about a wedding I attended last summer in ...

  • Up, up and away

    If you watch the sports channels you've seen them. They may be on other television channels as well, but I seem to see them most often watching ...

  • A gift for all time

    (From the "The Walrus and The Carpenter" by Lewis Carroll) "The time has come," the Walrus said, "To talk of many things: Of shoes and ships and ...

  • The pharoah and the queen

    The links between the ancient past and the modern day are astounding. Two stories in the news today caught my eye. One was about the Egyptian boy ...

  • We shot, we scored

    The hockey season has started. And already Toronto, in its own cute little way, is rewarding those faithful fans who have been waiting 40 years ...

  • To travel hopefully

    Next week we leave to drive to the mainland. OH has taken it upon herself to drive our nine-year-old van to Windsor, Ont., and hopefully back ...