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 […]

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. […]

A Tribute

Today I must give a shout-out to a group of seniors. Technically I am supposed to call them “55+’ers”; definitely not supposed to call them “old geezers”. But it really doesn’t matter what you label these people, the key is you had better be respectful to their faces. On Friday, near mid-day this group of […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter Fifty-One

What do I think of the Morneau Tax-Grab? This is all about fairness in taxation is it? As a former owner of a smaller-size business (a consulting firm for thirty years) I can fully understand the uproar against the Minister of Finance — but let me leave that more the moment. As the current owner […]

In Memoriam — John Longstreet

Over the next little while I am going to take a few moments occasionally to reflect on lives lived that impacted my life is a variety of fashions. Today I want to briefly acknowledge the life of John Longstreet who passed away quite suddenly recently from a second bout of cancer. John was perhaps my […]