The New York Times puts the ugly stuff out there… Patricia Reid is not in her 70s, an age when many Americans continue to work. She is not even in her 60s. She is just 57. But four years after losing her job she cannot, in her darkest moments, escape a nagging thought: she may […]
I like this blog. The writer is Canadian and his take on economics and the environment seem both insightful and provocative. That is not an easy combination to pull off. Here is a taste test… TED 2009 Prize winner Sylvia Earle discusses the state of the oceans, with striking footage. Her TED Prize wish: I […]
In the comments, Pat Blanchard offers some good advice that deserves broader attention. I’ve gone ahead and added hyperlinks to her original comment. If you have a minute, click on some of the the links and note how the related material further illuminates what Pat has to say. Even though social media can seem new […]
I have been seeing a growing number of news reports that describe the us of a Taser to restrain citizens. The authorities who are quoted in these stories often employ the the very same rationalizations that medical professionals once used to justify tying older people to their beds. The following story combines politics, medicine and […]
Not going to deny it, I love this tune and the way it contrasts personal biography with mass consumerism. I’d say that personal biography triumphs here. THE BURNING HELL – My Name Is Mathias from Mitch Fillion (southernsouls.ca) on Vimeo. Your thoughts? Also, are all Canadians like this? I’m asking you Saskatoon…
It is said, by those who know, that before the invention of the freezer, the best place to store surplus meat was in a neighbor’s stomach.