The Epistle of Q — Chapter Eighty (Part IV)

What is Operation Orange…? (Cont’d) Part IV The bus ride to the stadium was relatively quiet. The players on my bus were obviously well into game mode so there was little chatter or banter. When we got to that idyllic spot on the mountain with the McGill University campus where the stadium is situated, we […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Eighty (Part III)

What is Operation Orange? (cont’d) Part III Then came the pre-game meal – a humongous buffet filled with chicken, pasta, salads, desserts, and drinks (primarily juices). The players went first but that didn’t matter – the hotel just kept bringing out huge bowls of whatever started to disappear. All the fans on the trip sat […]

The Epistle of Q –Chapter Eighty (Part II)

What is Operation Orange (cont’d)? Part II Arrival on the south shore of metropolitan Montréal was uneventful. Charter buses were waiting, and after the transfer of luggage we all climbed aboard. Most of the players were on one bus, but some did get on ours which did make for some person-to-person conversations about the upcoming […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Seventy-Nine

What is gratitude and how do we know when we truly have experienced something worthy of sharing it? Well guess what, I found out today. {But first let me explain why I have been silent so long. We had a major meltdown of the Editorialog section of our website. Just when I had all kinds […]

A Tribute to a Mentor

You may not know Gord McIntosh (or more properly: Dr. R. Gordon McIntosh), retired professor of educational administration at the University of Alberta. But I want you to meet him. He is a very special person, and not just in my life; although, that is what I am most knowledgeable about. I had lunch on […]

Notes to EL29

Here are the notes related to Days 8 & 9: SMALL GROUPS for DAYS 8 & 9 {first name is the group coordinator} GG-1: Gloria Harrison Dolores Brent Julie Milne Larry Charach, Danielle Arrand GG-2: John Pressey William Cook, Scott Watson Bev Norman GG-3: Colette Zuberbuhler Joanie Parker Jeanette Espie Dilys Dranchuk GG-4: Karen Ferguson, […]

Notes to EL29 (my ELLA class)

Sometimes it may be quicker to simply post some thoughts to this part of my web-site and let those enrolled in my Ethical Reasoning course at the UofA this spring, pick up my thinking or the changes to the course right here. Here now is the revised version of the Course Guide for Days 4 […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Seventy-Seven

Sometimes “letters to the editor” do not give enough space for a thoughtful conversation. So I’m going to tell you and if it rings true enough, you can take what you want and send it to your paper. Where has rationality gone in this province of ours, let alone our country? We seem to be […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Seventy-Six

Have I got an idea for the churches who need to turn their real estate into longer-term survival plans? Let me try to explain… Things are happening in Penticton these days in part because there is an election coming. There will be people wondering who they can get to run for office so that the […]