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Guns, Guns, Guns

“Guns may be the only legal thing you can purchase whose sole intended purpose is to kill.” Nobody likes to be told what to do or not do. That’s human nature. But sometimes rules are necessary for the safety of ourselves ...


How You Gonna Keep ‘Em Down On The Farm?

“It is thus with farming: if you do one thing late, you will be late in all your work.” – Cato the Elder I remember visiting my 80+ year old grandfather late one autumn as he was hoeing the left over plants in his gar...



Chick-A-Dee In The Chimney

Chick-A-Dee In The Chimney ”The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” – Sun Tzu Over the past few years, the red squirrel in my backyard and I have enjoyed a very fragile but peaceful coexistenc...


Sad Songs Say So Much

“Music can take you to the highest heights or the lowest depths.” – Joy Guest According to a reader’s poll in Rolling Stone Magazine this is the list of the “10 Saddest Songs Of All Time”. Tears In Heaven &#...


Changing Canada’s National Anthem

“You can judge your age by the amount of pain you feel when you come in contact with a new idea.” – Pearl S. Buck I don’t understand why so many people are afraid to make changes. Unless the change is simply for the...



Sticks And Stones

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never break me.” – English Children’s Rhyme http://www.dogonaroot.com/wp-content/uploads/Isaac-Irvine-Talking-to-my-son-about-getting-bullied….mp4 Really? ...


Who Do You Fear The Most?

Fact: Number of people in America that were murdered by terrorists from the 7 countries on Trump’s Travel Ban List in 40 years between 1975 and 2015 = 0. Fact: Muslim Americans have murdered only 123 Americans in the U.S....


Are You Supporting ISIS?

Some of my family and friends are supporting ISIS. This may come as a shocking revelation but it’s true. So let me clarify that statement somewhat by changing it to “Some of my family and friends are unwittingly supporting...



A Win-Win Solution For Ontario Hydro

– jim young Fire Wynne too and it becomes a win-win-win solution.