Science

Spring Has Sprung

“To everything there is a season, and a time and purpose under heaven.” – Ecclesiastes 3 The cold temperatures of February that everyone has been whining about for so long seem to have finally broken. And inevitably these...


What Does The Fox Say?

The fox went out on a chilly night, he prayed to the Moon to give him light… – Traditional Folk Song Meet Dien. Dien is a regular visitor to our country home whenever we are there and likes to stop by to join us for...


You Dirty Rat

– jim young “A squirrel is just a rat with a cuter outfit.” – Sarah Jessica Parker 180 million rats are the target of a mass murder plot in the Galapagos Islands where 22 tons of poison is being dropped with...



Save The Polar Bears!

– jim young Save the polar bear. Why the fuck should I? That’s what I’d like to know. What have the polar bears ever done for me? I’ve never eaten polar bear meat. I’ve never worn polar bear fur coats. And I’m p...


Cell Phones – The “Dip Chip”

– jim young My mother has an old crank telephone at her cottage in the Muskokas. At the other end of the line in a nearby guest cabin is a similar crank telephone. They are survivors from the Stroud Telephone Company when...


This Was YOUR Idea?

– jim young In all the 40 years that I’ve owned a dozen or so vehicles, I’ve only had one that ever had to be recalled. And that was just to correct a minor defect. You hear about automakers recalling specific models ...



Who Hype

– jim young Is it just me or does anyone else think this latest Swine Flu crap is just a lot of media and Who hype? I may sound like Less Nessman with another conspiracy theory here but just maybe the medical industry has...


Save The Desert; Save The Falls

– jim young I wonder if anyone ever thought to object to the building of the pyramids in the deserts of Egypt a few thousand years ago. I mean besides the slaves that were forced to build them or the servants that were bu...


Bill Gates For The Defense

– jim young “Not only must justice be done, it must also be seen to be done.”                       ...



Who Said Global Warming Was A Bad Thing?

– jim young There’s been a lot of talk lately about the horrors of Global Warming and the impending doom that will result. But has anyone considered that maybe Global Warming is not such a bad thing? What if Global Warm...