Archive | June, 2012

The Sad Life of Outliers

IWUZ considering the lonely existence of “Outliers”. (This is not about belly buttons so read on). Outliers are outsiders – with somber overtones of actually being an outcast. What got me thinking about this was a column by Jeffrey Simpson; a prominent, left leaning columnist here in the Great White North. He was bemoaning the […]

Strengthen what remains

The soil was muddy all the way down to the bottom, 18 inches or so. The moisture may have gone farther. In any case, the earth was unusually wet, and the hills were unusually green. The flatlands were also green, but then they had been green since my grandfather pioneered this land 110 years ago; […]