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Responsibility Lies With The Party

I know of an elderly couple from Oregon who, after a chaotic six months of Trump in the White House, still see themselves as loyal Christian supporters or Trumpites. Technically, they would likely be part of the 32% base┬áthat still… Continue Reading →

A Return to the Fray

It has been almost four years since the last provincial election in BC and a lot has both changed and stayed the same on a number of key political and economic fronts. While the much vaunted natural gas plan promised… Continue Reading →

Truth and Politics

It is, once again, political season here in BC and I am getting geared up to campaign for the government side. The last time, four years ago, I was somewhat disengaged because I had just moved into the area and… Continue Reading →

4011 – Bananas! (Chapter 1)

What first got me interested in the world of grocery shopping a few years back was the sudden desire to discover what seemed to regularly excite my spouse. We were becoming empty-nesters, with retirement around the corner, and in serious… Continue Reading →

Issues for the New Year

Here is my list of twenty big social and political issues I will be following in 2017 as the world grapples with the need for clarity and solutions: A. The need for healthcare reform in Canada and the United States;… Continue Reading →

Mass Education Online?

As one who has done his fair share of MOOCS or mass online courses this past five years, I was very interested to learn from the Tom Ashbrook’s On Point this morning that Georgia Tech is now offering a $7000… Continue Reading →

Alberta Politics in the Midst of Some Big Change

This is the week that the Progressive Conservative Party – once government now reduced to a single-digit third party – launches its leadership campaign. In the mix are candidates who, while tasked to restoring the party’s once grand image, each… Continue Reading →

Old Men Dreaml

Today I decided to pay my old friend Robin a visit. As an old politico and curmudgeon of these many years, he had something big he wanted to share with me, a vision, in other words, that only a man… Continue Reading →

Game Coming Together

This past week I took some time off from the game of lawn bowling. Not a bad idea when I was experiencing some mixed results due in large part to my overplaying. That is the condition in which one tries… Continue Reading →

An Idyllic Isle of Sorts

This past week Belle and I took off up island to visit another one of those smaller but very charming Gulf Islands that seem to forever attract outsiders because of their close proximity. This time it was Quadra, just ten… Continue Reading →

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