New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “DISUNITED THEY STAND.”

These days, most Canadians hold unfavourable views of the United States. According to a recent survey, only 35% of my fellow citizens have a...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “OCTOBER: A MONTH OF MEMORIES”

This tenth month of 2020 is only half over but has already dredged up a pile of memories for me to reflect on. All...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “EYE TO EYE”

We are slowly growing accustomed to the fine art of engaging in the unnatural art of masked conversations. On Friday, our Premier expanded the...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “COMPLIANCE, CONNECTIONS OR CARE-LESS?”

On Saturday, Ontario recorded 407 new COVID cases, the highest single-day number since early June 7th. More surprising was that 71% of these new...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD” Part 2

In the Bible story of the Prodigal Son, a young man takes his inheritance and leaves home to find adventure in a distant land....

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD!”

In that delightful 1968 movie by the same name, Oliver Twist and his perpetually hungry workhouse friends sing rapturously about all those glorious meals...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “WHY NAGASAKI?”

Just before noon on August 9, 1945, an American B29 warplane appeared high over the historic Japanese port city of Nagasaki. Its only mission?...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “OUTSIDE THE BOX”

Writers try to avoid using clichés. These figures of speech generally become trite and stale with overuse. The phrase “thinking outside the box” easily...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “GOOD TO SEE YOU—??”

Our esteemed premier is considering inaugurating Stage Three as the Province continues its systematic recovery from COVID-19. Most citizens will welcome greater social freedoms...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “SYSTEMIC RACISM?”

I have delayed commenting publicly on the ongoing, loud and impassioned debate about race relations here and in the USA. My silence did not...