The Bear Tribe – Required Reading for the Man Tribe

| June 30, 2013

In the wake of writing my 15 May 2013 article in the Worldly Wisdom Wednesday series, titled Bear Necessities, I was inspired to start rereading Warrior Poet Sid Marty’s exquisite 2008 book, The Black Grizzly of Whiskey Creek. If you have an interest in the Way of the Wild, I highly recommend that you get […]

Jerry Fisk Seeks, “… a piece of metal, steel or iron, from something Southern and iconic ….”

| June 29, 2013

If you’re a regular reader here, you’ll know that two knives made for me by consummate Southern Gentleman, Master Bladesmith, and National living Treasure Jerry Fisk way back in the last century have been my trusty travelling companions for nearly twenty years. Well used but well cared for, in keeping with my philosophy that we […]

Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – Teachers

| June 26, 2013

When one sets forth to learn an Art, whatever that Art may be, one begins with an interest in it as well as some degree of presupposition about its nature. This presupposition will often differ to some degree from the Truth that reveals itself as training in the chosen Art progresses. A student who prefers […]

The Bared Breast – On Human Rights

Guest Post by Mrs. LFM

| June 22, 2013

  As a soon-to-be breastfeeding woman in Nova Scotia, the ignorance surrounding this topic has sparked my ire. This will likely be the first of many posts on the subject of breastfeeding, and today I want to focus on the lack of understanding – from ALL sides including breastfeeding mothers – what the right to […]

Jackie Chan’s Best Story Ever

| June 15, 2013

For a young martial arts performer, getting to act opposite Bruce Lee was a huge honour – and Jackie Chan got the chance on the set of ‘Enter the Dragon’. But things didn’t exactly go according to plan. So begins the intro to a “Best Story Ever” segment of the CBC television show, George Stroumboulopoulos […]

Wordly Wisdom Wednesday – It’s Not This Knows, It’s THIS Nose!

| June 12, 2013

As far as a Dog is concerned, every foray into the world outside the household door is a hunt to be engaged in as the nature of its breed dictates, and in this it will operate in the certainty that the handler is at one with the objectives of the mission. To fight this instead […]

Worldly Wisdom Wednesday – Wise Is as Wise Does

| June 5, 2013

Attitude and actions – of the two, which is more important? I would posit that actions, being a physical manifestation of attitude, are what truly matters. If you are smart but pretend to be stupid, then to the rest of humanity, your net effect on the world is that of one who is stupid. Thus, […]