Harvest in the valley

What a lovely Thanksgiving in the valley! The leaves were in full riot, and the river out back was running low and clear most...

Bully vs. bully

Autumn is slowly settling on the valley. The river out back is running low and clear — a departure, this year, from the norm. August was as...

E-letter: The media the enemy — is Trump right?

The Boston Globe earlier this month asked editors across the country to join them in admonishing President Trump for his use of the term fake news...

E-letter: Fruit stickers and ads

I got home from my bike ride last week, grabbed a banana from the fruit bowl and sat down to catch my breath. I...

This bullhorn is yours

There are many things that are irksome about the media — irksome in the sense of dangerous. If you don’t watch out, you will...

E-letter: Have and have-not sectors

The art of politics is a powerful art, indeed. I see in the recent kerfuffle in the States over trade that Canada’s dairy sector...

E-letter: Bedhead entitlement

Sorry to bother everybody with Ontario politics, but there are bigger points that need airing. First, in case you hadn’t heard, after ruling Ontario with...

Trilateral best deal

THOSE OF YOU THAT KNOW THIS MAGAZINE know we don’t endorse products and we don’t involve advertising or advertisers in our editorial content. The...

E-letter: Fossil of the future

The progress of mankind throughout history has been a mirror of mankind’s heartbeat, itself. You can almost hear it: consolidate, diversify. Consolidate, diversify. Consolidate/diversify....

E-letter: Pets and marketing

I often catch myself shaking my head at what we seem to be willing to accept from our celebrities and politicians. Essentially, I am...