The Epistle of Q — Chapter 124

The question today is simple: what can be gained from riding an old railbed? Before you think life is all doom and gloom here in the Canadian desert, I should tell you of yesterday’s adventure. My neighbour Darrell is an RV guy with a tow-along Jeep. He is always off exploring somewhere and sometimes he […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 123

Not again…ready for another rant? Last evening some neighbours and I engaged in a conversation around the inadequacies of today’s news media. It started with reaction to a comment that Andrew Scheer made to a CBC interviewer who was asking why the Conservatives weren’t doing more to publicize the black woman running for leader. Andrew’s […]

Fire Alert

ahoy… Perhaps we have become too complacent this summer. Even though we have been in drought since the end of June or thereabouts, we have not had any real forest fire activity to speak of. Most days, the three chemical bombers based at YYF have been sitting on the ground doing nothing but looking pretty. […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 122

Before I give an up-date on the fires…I have a question: Are we afraid of ourselves…? Everywhere I am reading these days that the opening of schools across the lad is causing parents and teachers all kinds of grief and anxiety. Why is this? I always thought that teachers (or at least a majority of […]

The Epistle of Q — Chapter 121

And On a different track…This morning (August 16th) I listened to a very profound sermon from Zion Presbyterian in Charlottetown ( (Sermon Audio version for August 16th). The basic question raised is: when did we quit being concerned with truth? It got me thinking about numerous changes that have occurred in recent years that ought […]