"Anybody can become angry - that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way - that is not within everybody's power and is not easy." Aristotle I went to bed feeling sad for … Continue reading Being Human
I live in small town in northern Ontario. Cochrane, like many small towns, has a busy main street. Most of the stores and services I needed that day were in easy walking distance, so I parked my truck at one end of the our main street. I could go up one side and down the other, completing everything … Continue reading Do Your Pants Hang Low?
The best thing about being retired and somewhat hermitish (not a real word); the day of the week does not matter to me. I usually rely on Sarah to keep me on track, using her schedule to keep oriented. Alas, we are in step with many others, quarantining ourselves for our safety and that of … Continue reading Monday
I am a retired preacher. Try not to hold it against me. I know many of you have had to put up with my kind and you may be tempted to immediately put me into some negative category you already hold dear. Please don't bother leaving me negative comments re: my spirituality. I have … Continue reading Fanaticism
Ok...that is a little extreme for the majority of Canadians, who live within spitting distance of the US. But this is the current situation in Cochrane, Ontario: You can see where I shovelled snow off the roof of the house. Too much weight can cause real structural problems and ice dams. I learned. The trailer … Continue reading Yay for Spring!
“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.” Walden and Civil Disobedience. Henry David Thoreau Our move to … Continue reading New Beginnings