The Epistle of Q — Chapter Eighty-Five

Why would I walk for 45 minutes, more or less downhill, to see a matinee movie when I have two vehicles in the garage? Well, perhaps because it was almost +10C and it was sunny. More likely because I needed the exercise. The problem, of course, would be in the return. No longer even light […]

The End of 2018 Sermon

What does one do to conclude a year that has been intriguing to say the least but as it draws to a close has seen an up-tick in tragic and sad moments?  This is not a letter per se, and I am not sure I have a good response to my initial question. So I’m […]

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 […]

Upon a road oft travelled

What is it that makes us travel fast Always intent on the destination Never taking the time to stop For needless or even needed Breaks, pauses, reflective moments And really there is no sound excuse Freeways have rest stops there to use And when I need to rest I have no trouble pulling in I’ve […]

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 […]