Category: Canada

1973

I took this picture today on my walk.  How it brought back an intense memory. The fading light through the trees was soft owing to the smoke issuing from the line of lake-side cabins and adding to the vigorous smell of cooked pickerel. Sunday…

Canada at 150

to speak of her, in this time salts my eyes, with pride sea to mountain, her nature, her strength her diverse peoples too yet we must face vile truths darkness of humanity those who first walked this magnificent land First People’s tormented by: John…

The Good People

So in Eagle Ridge Emergency, fell off my bike, may be my ribs, not my point. So went through the routine: check in, blood pressure check, answer questions, etc.  Anyway, busy, no chairs, so I found a place to stand.  The staff are patient…

My Canada

Why do we have to go down this narrow minded, hate-filled, route of murky, divisive politics of us vs them, right vs left, Canadian vs Canadian? And how it’s always politicians (of all shades), who cause these silly divisions? Yes, we have differing opinions…

Search!

find within the anger, humor find within the despondency, hope find within the grief, joy find within the distraction, focus find within the disgust, belief find within the fear, assurance find within the disapproval, agreement only because they choose to go give their life…

Quietly Beautiful… My Canada

born in her ninety-seventh year how I’ve seen her strive, fail, grow leaders great, lesser, petty tried their stamp, impress their will yet she shined though it all her people, from the spirit of aboriginal humanity to the immigrant seeking, hungering a better, sheltered,…