the death of a turtle

For the next little while, Lonely Planet is offering free video-streaming for some of their awe-inspiring travel shows. Given this, I watched Globe Trekker’s episode on Saint Helena, the isolated…

Questioning authority

As the partial lockdown continues for the Covid virus, I’ve been amazed by a couple things. First of all, I find it amazing how many people accept government mandates at…

Who to trust in times of trouble

I live in the province of Alberta, and the recent meltdown for the price of oil is of deep concern. Yesterday, the price went deeply negative for oil for the…

The death and resurrection of Jesus

One of the things that I found puzzling about the timeline for the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ was the part about “he rose on the third day”. I…

A walk in the park

With all the time spent in the house due to this coronavirus outbreak, it becomes a bit like a prison sentence. We have two small children and I feel bad…

Coronavirus and its impact

To use a cliche: “we are living in unprecedented times”. The coronavirus started out as a China-only news story and has now morphed into a worldwide problem. It’s a tricky…

Kudos to Wexit Saskatchewan

The Wexit movement appears to be gathering steam. Congratulations to Wexit Sask as they have been granted official status (https://globalnews.ca/news/6656628/wexit-saskatchewan-election-registered-party/). This is great news for the Sask party as an…

Government pensions

I’ve worked in both private and public industry. There are vast differences. I’ve found that private industry rewards results, while public industry rewards political gamesmanship and seniority. I have no…