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  • Vive le Canada!

    I've been watching the Olympics. You, too? Imagine that. We must be the only two people in Canada so engaged. Understand this column is being ...

  • The ears of the hare

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column on rabbit hunting with No. 1 Son. One of the e-mails I received in response was from a chap upalong ...

  • Validating heaven

    When I was a child, I was forced to tell the truth about whether or not I went to Sunday School on any given Sunday. Consider a beautiful ...

  • Hiawatha and his father

    Number 1 Son and I have been hunting. Big game? Well of course big game! This time of year rabbits have reached full size. And we don't hunt ...

  • The unbearable lightness of being gutted

    They call this the "throwaway" generation. Other Half and I do not belong to it. We throw nothing away. Even the garbage gets scrutinized before ...

  • Led by the spirit II

    Capricious. That's the good word, people! That's the word you've all been waiting for. Or, to put it another way, that's the word for which ...

  • The other man in the room

    I have always been puzzled by one thing in "The Night before Christmas." Now that we are at arm's length, so to speak, from the perpetual and ...

  • A new love triangle

    My father used to say that the most difficult sermons to preach were Christmas and Easter. It's all been said, over and over and over. Where ...

  • The cross and the boat

    Several treasured items decorate my study walls. I can't list them all, because some are awards and stuff, and I'm much too modest to get into ...

  • Led by the spirit

    There comes a time in every man's life when he must sit down and take stock. Take a look at where he's been, where he is and where he's going. At ...