Happy Birthday Darlene We wish you an absolutely fabulous afternoon and evening on your special day because you are a very special person in our lives! --oo--
By Russ: It’s all about the music… the music of LOVE and PEACE. With world political tensions trending to an almost an out-of-control level, we raise our hands in hope. . Here are but a few sample songs starting from the days of "flower power". . Videos: 1963 / Bob Dylan - Blowin' In The … Continue reading Love and Peace on Earth
If you could know the truth about the threat of climate change — would you want to? "Your Mission, should you choose to accept it..." Climate scientists are more than 95 percent certain that human influence has been the dominant cause of global warming since 1950. They are about as sure of this as they are that cigarette smoke … Continue reading Can We Control and Reverse Climate Change?
I am concerned about the future of our world with Climate Change / Global Warming. We have all heard of having to deal with the "elephant in the room". Let's look at just one issue. Based on current science, the political thinking for some countries has them setting goals like reducing carbon emissions by a … Continue reading All Electric Vehicles / A Greener Future?
Something I received in my email made me ponder... This is obviously a humerous "Canadian Politics" thing... It is what it is. If you ever wondered which side of the fence you sit on, here is a fun test! If a Conservative doesn't like guns, he doesn't buy one.If a Liberal doesn't like guns, he … Continue reading Which Side Of The Fence?
Not really a rant this time - rather, I would like to tell you about my recent discovery and introduce you to Ian Kochberg, an award-winning Canadian artist and master printmaker. After over 40 years in the Toronto area, the Kochbergs have recently relocated their home studio and gallery to Springwater, Ontario, just outside of … Continue reading Ian creates it like it is
Trust in news is floundering. Yet, Democracies require independent, true, fact-based journalism to meet the needs of a broad spectrum of people, and to keep members of society well informed. With many channels for reading what's happening on the Internet, plus a plethora of handy devices for getting it, we now have an abundance of … Continue reading Demise of the Fourth Estate
Intelligence is a word that has two meanings. We hear about it a lot these days in the news media: "intel", meaning (military) information. I would suggest this is somewhat of a misnomer. We hear about "Fake news". Information is a collection of facts / data presented in a certain way, but does that make … Continue reading Artificial Intelligence on The Web
From my high school pal, Dr. Allan Connolly for our May 2017 Reunion: This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life Here's some wisdom gleaned from one of the longest longitudinal studies ever conducted. Prioritizing what's important is challenging in today's world. The split focus required to maintain a career … Continue reading Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life
This post is based on a recent news headline: Tragically Hip fans cry foul after presale tickets scooped up in minutes Have you ever gone online to purchase a ticket to some show or game you want to attend, only to find all tickets are sold out minutes after going on sale? Well you know … Continue reading Scalping: License to Admission vs. A Piece of Property?