Posts Tagged ‘featured’

The Bird Feeder Blues.

“Feed the birds, tuppance a bag…” – from Mary Poppins. Recently we received notice from our condo association to remove the bird feeders from our back yards. We will no longer be able to enjoy the visits...


Barrie Burger’s Barbecue Sauce Makes Its Way To Campell River, B.C.

– jim young In the picturesque town of Campbell River on Vancouver Island in British Columbia, life is idyllic. While the rest of us have come to expect commodities we order from electronics to clothing to be on our doors...


Who’s Calling The Kettle Black?

– jim young Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau is being criticised for charging money to speak at charity functions because as NDP MP Charlie Angus suggested, he’s never heard of anyone charging for these services. Well – ...



Stompin' Tom Connors

I Wish I Was In Sudbury – On This Saturday Night

– by jim young Stompin’ Tom Connors recorded 48 albums in his lifetime, which lasted from 1936 to 2013. And that’s not counting the 10 albums of unreleased material that he left behind. To put that into perspective (e...


Editing And Censorship

Photo by Resolute (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons – jim young I recently submitted my Dog On A Root article “Calgary Stampede Has License To Practice Anim...


Calgary Stampede Has License To Practice Animal Abuse

– jim young Cock fighting is illegal in Canada. Dog fighting was outlawed in Canada 120 years ago in 1892. It is common knowledge that an animal abuse case in the newspaper will provoke more reader response than a similar...



Dandelions On My Grave

Dandelions On My Grave

– by jim young “give me spots on the apples but leave me the birds and the bees, please… They paved paradise and put up a parking lot.” – from Big Yellow Taxi – by Joni Mitchell I want Dandelions planted o...