An invocation

Updated at 13:08 - "My Blessed Lord and Father of Mankind."That's what my father used to say whenever he felt strongly about some particular issue....

Rhymes for the times

Updated on December 11, 2014 - There are some strange things done ’neath the cool autumn sun with ebola and riots and such;And a mounting world crisis with idiots...

Where nothing is and all things seem

Updated on November 27, 2014 - Bill Cosby has been accused of sexual misconduct. It might as well have been about Pope Francis. No one, not even the rankest...

In days of yore

Updated on November 14, 2014 - Hey, it's bonfire night!At least at the time of writing it is. It would be nice if you could be reading this on Nov. 5, the actual...

American politics for dummies

Updated on December 04, 2014 - In 1945, Hugh Maclennan wrote a novel called "Two Solitudes."In it he portrayed how isolated from each other French and English...

What gulfs between us

Updated on November 21, 2014 - Someone asked the me an important question the other day. Someone who obviously thinks I have all the answers.They are partially...

The Privileged Few

Updated on September 04, 2014 - "Don't complain about getting older; it is a privilege denied to many."

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