A Visit to the Capital

I now understand why Quebec City is such a draw for tourists – it’s a taste of old world Europe in North America.


A Month has Passed

January is like those days we had in school, on a warm June day, with the teacher droning on about something you already know or feel is absolutely irrelevant. You look at the clock, gaze out the window, and look at the clock again: Only two minutes have passed…

Jury Duty

Jury Duty I ended up being third in line to complete the jury selection the other day. A woman who looked too young told the judge that she was a retired nurse. Immediately, the defending lawyer and the prosecuting lawyer spoke up; obviously they liked her: “No objections, your honour,” they said in unison. Thus… Continue reading Jury Duty

The Mustang Lover

No matter which evening newscast you watch, the program always ends with a kind of ‘puff piece’, something to make you feel good about the world. It could be something humorous, something inspirational, something to make you believe in humanity again. Sometimes it’s good to keep the Kleenex box nearby… Following tragedies like mass shootings,… Continue reading The Mustang Lover