Let’s Tie Up Some Not So Loose Threads – Part 2 of 2

| May 25, 2014

I personally espouse and teach what I hold to be the necessity of being as self-sufficient and savvy as one can possibly be in seeing to the welfare of you and yours. I believe in community and lending a hand in defense of those who can’t help themselves, and in knowing how to recognize evil […]

More Rusty Cage

| May 16, 2014

Here’s a little entertainment to give you a send through the rest of this Friday. Whatever your flavour of spiritual philosophy that explains your place in the Universe, assuming you have any such thing, this uplifting little ditty by Rusty Cage (“Where the occult meets folk.”) offers a toe tapping go it alone approach that’s […]

Hank Snow Stamp Announced

| May 12, 2014

Last December I posted a piece here called Drying Up and Blowing Away that spoke to my contempt for the Canada Post Corporation. From that, you won’t be surprised that I greeted last Friday’s announcement of a commemorative Hank Snow stamp with a snort of mirth born of irony. The choice was perfect. For those […]

Ode to the Marketplace

| May 8, 2014

This was inspired by a CBC article Mrs. LFM brought to my attention today on the subject of those items of produce most infused with pesticide contamination. Ode to the Marketplace By LFM The money’s spent, the thing is built, It’s time to market, screw the guilt. Though testers, testing, met their ending, Still they […]

RAF 303 Polish Fighter Squadron

| May 3, 2014

Bloody Foreigners is the name of a four part series that aired on British television beginning in 2010. It tells the story of how pivotal events in British history were brought to a successful conclusion in no small part through the efforts of non-British people. The series title alone spoke to me because I am […]

That Reminds Me of a Story

| May 2, 2014

For reasons that don’t relate to anything I can remember dreaming about last night, I woke up with a particular song in my head that we’ll get to in a moment. Like most things in my life, it reminded me of a story from personal experience. In this case it’s one that, as in the […]