Let’s choose another date to canoe, hike or bike!

I seem to have chosen a poor weekend for canoeing.  The proposed trip for July 15 is postponed indefinitely. The following Saturdays are days for which I am open to hiking or canoeing or cycling upon request:  July 8, 15, 22; August 12, 19, 26.  If there is interest...

O Canada

With Saturday as the 150th anniversary of Canada, there have been, are, and will be many events celebrating this anniversary.  One constant over the past 150 years has been our preoccupation with the United States of America.  Part of the reason Canada exists is the...

Watch for Signs

I transplanted 2 strawberry plants, a rhubarb plant, and a blackberry bush 2 weeks ago into the same plot of ground.  The strawberries and rhubarb are doing well and the blackberry is struggling.  Last week on a noon-hour gardening program, I heard how our alkaline...

Reality, Trump and the Church

There is more media coverage of the Senate investigation of potential links between the Trump election team and Russia than most other events in the world, and this is unfortunate.  Most of the news looks more like entertainment and distraction than useful...

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