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  • The Newfoundland triangle

    To be more specific, that will include those of you not born and bred in or on any 20 x 20 piece of land between a line drawn between Channel and ...

  • The real deal

    I find it absolutely riveting. Perhaps more than anyone else, those of us belonging to a culture born of the sea can appreciate the skills and ...

  • Comparing apples and oranges

    You know something? I don’t have time to be writing it, so I’ll make you a deal. If you stop reading as soon as I stop writing, I’ll stop writing ...

  • Angels by any other name

    He might have been a little surprised to learn that the One Percenters are a gang of bikers who inoculated themselves into our system via Port ...

  • The waters of our lives

    This year we in the Green Bay area have been blessed with numerous icebergs. They even come right up to Springdale where I can’t remember having ...

  • Carelessness can kill

    That’s the prevailing wisdom, based on statistics gleaned from millions of air miles clocked by tens of thousands of planes in the air at any ...

  • Terror watch

    July 4, the American Independence Day, was a week ago. No holiday on the calendar is more important to your strongly patriotic American than this ...

  • A culture of killing

    Actually, it began long before any of these, from the American Revolution to the “Indian Wars” to the Civil War to the settling of the American ...

  • The (b)ucket list

    I have such a list, too. Heading it would be being shot in my 90s by a jealous husband. That’s not something I’d need to do, of course, but it is ...

  • What’s past is past

    “The Rubaiyat” contains some of the most beautifully written and eloquent poetic lines ever composed in any language in any ...