E-letter: Summer stories

It is summer in Canada, and life certainly could be worse. The economy is chugging along at a nice clip and the bellwether indicator...

E-letter: Opening pitch

There is a lot to like as we enter the summer of 2017. Granted, my associates in the consumer press will find something negative...

Ideas and energy

What a spring! The river behind the house is back down, and the mink family across the river is getting ready to start its fishing...

E-letter: Clouds from both sides now

Watching politics these days is like watching a cloud of mosquitoes. If you focus on any individual, it can go in any direction, but...

E-letter: Generations

This is Holy Week across Christendom. It is fascinating in a way how a ages-old tradition such as Christianity can be promoted with ideological...

Nothing like face-to-face

For those of you that saw this month’s e-letter, you noticed our concern for the increasing rate of pressure being put on entrepreneurships by...

E-letter: Absolute grok

It’s beginning to look a lot like warfare…. Not bomb-and-gun warfare, to be sure, but warfare, nonetheless. For example, we elected Justin Trudeau in our...

E-letter: Power of chaos

As a kid, I was hypnotized by the view down onto the tailrace of any hydro dam. There, in the heavily oxygenated water, you...

Pause the panic button

On May 1, 2003, President George W. Bush stood on the deck of the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and announced that the war...

Why ask why?

Where would we be without the news? On Monday, for example, I learned that a world-renowned magician, David Blaine, famous for shooting himself in...