Obstacles and Opportunities

The following is an article from a column I wrote for the Telegraph Journal in February 2010, 7 years ago. The article more or...

High Priorities

Well folks we are really getting good value for the big raises our Councillors gave themselves. Councillor Reardon has obviously been working extra hard to seek...

What a Difference a Year Makes?

Your be the judge; Progress or regression?

The Nazi in Me

The other day while driving I listened to a CBC Halifax call in program that asked; 'Is the world becoming more angry". There was the...

Fabricated Fear and Alternate Facts

  Let's see if I've got this right. Trump has put in place a temporary ban on the immigration of refugees from Syria indefinitely, and has...

Glad and Sad

This is our first week back for Ontario and since I'm a property owner I took the time to check what's happening in the...

Correction – Playing Hardball the J.D.Irving Way

On June 21st 2016 Trinity Today re-posted an article as part of a series by the National Observer entitled Playing Hardball the J.D.Irving way...

LOCAL A CAPPELLA CHORUS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

Sea Belles' Chorus Shares Holiday Harmonies and Good Cheer  Saint John, NB- December 27, 2016-  Sea Belles, Saint John's only ladies A Cappella Chorus, have...

SEA BELLES, SAINT JOHN’S ONLY LADIES A CAPPELLA CHORUS IS SEEKING...

SEA ‍BELLES  A CAPPELLA CHORUS WEEKLY REHEARSALS RESUME TUESDAY, JANUARY 3, 2017, 7:00 P.M. TO 9:30 P.M., AT PORTLAND UNITED CHURCH HALL, 50 NEWPORT...

Food for Thought

There's nothing like a week in the big city to help establish a balanced frame of reference. Kimmy and I decided it was time...

Perception is Reality

The reality is that the increase in salaries or financial compensation for Mayor and Councilors recently voted on by Common Council not out of...

The Face of Poverty Then and Now.

The other day I posted a historic picture that my sister sent me on Facebook. There was a number of comments that tended to...

A Disillusioned and Disgusted Taxpayer

Well fellow beleaguered taxpayers - we now know what our Councillors priorities are don't we? On the day prior to yet another huge boil water order we learn...

Greed Among Poverty

Greed among poverty On a recent Sunday, I sat in church and was reminded that at least 125 families in just one north end neighbourhood...

Morning Smile

“It’s he principle of the thing madam”.

“Churchill: "Madam, would you sleep with me for five million pounds?" Socialite: "My goodness, Mr. Churchill... Well, I suppose... we would have to discuss...

Best Friends

A while back when I was visiting some of the kids and one little boy, about 7 years old had never met his father....

Are We There Yet?

I have been paying so much attention to the political circus in the States and "The Donald" that I had almost completely forgotten that...

Helping to Change the World

The other day I posted an article entitled "Changing the World?" The article told the story about the time and effort by one person to...