The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Four

What can salvage a weekend at the west coast? Why would a person even raise this question? Isn’t the “left coast” only a few steps East of Eden? Aren’t the people and their lifestyles in the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA) the most envied in the world? Let me first admit that I do have a […]

Another Tribute…

A woman’s life was celebrated today. I was unable to attend the service, though it was at a Presbyterian church. I actually had never met her, though I had been in the city she lived several times in the past year. She was 91 and had not been well for a while. Her passing was […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Three (Part D)

And what was SEAC all about this year? It was a great moment for the Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum this year. The annual conference was held in Grand Rapids Michigan and was tightly organized. What made this especially delightful is that the agenda was not overcrowded with fatuous presentations and droning-on ill-read papers. […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-Three (Part B)

Why must work sometimes be set aside? After Alumni Homecoming Weekend, I remained in Edmonton to do some work with colleagues at CUE (Concordia University of Edmonton). It’s a small university, but one with lots of potential. At the same time it needs considerable extra effort if it is to survive the challenges most inadequately […]