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  • Budgets, budgets everywhere

    Everybody seems to be talking about budgets these days. So, I thought I'd be different and comment on something entirely different. Sort of give ...

  • The unkindest cuts of all

    It isn’t the budget cuts that are irritating the hell out of every nerve in my body that isn’t crushed, cut or otherwise mangled.It’s the crap ...

  • Budget reaction: OMG!

    Is anyone listening? Anyone in government, that is, listening to anyone in this province? I seriously doubt it, not if the evidence of the past ...

  • The flatulence factor

    The use of the n-word is strictly taboo in our society. And so it should be. It harks back to a time when some of us, because of the colour of ...

  • Hail to the chief

    My heart goes out to members of the Roman Catholic church.It really does. Not being sarcastic in the least. I think to be a faithful member of ...

  • Le Petit Dejeuner

    Daughter Number One arrived for a short weekend today. With her she brought three quarters of the “Boys Only Club,” the caption she uses for the ...

  • Descending into the golden years

    I was watching the venerable Shirley Douglas on TV the other day.You know the lady I mean. Daughter of Tommy Douglas, the father of Medicare. ...

  • Hannah — with arms only

    I don’t talk about disabilities very much.For one thing, in my experience very few disabilities are funny. There is a joke about a fellow with ...

  • Thoughts for the times

    Three? Four? Five? How many earth-shattering events have we had in the last two weeks or so? I’m beginning to think the Mayans were only off by a ...

  • It’s all about osculation

    This past week is sometimes known as kissing week. Not by everyone, of course. Some people know it as yet another week in which highly creative ...