Category Archives: Social

A bike lane and a bus route walk into a bar….

It is a rough start to the morning, when you wake up and look out your window, and see traffic already at a stand still in front of your house. But what can easily make it just that much worse, … Continue reading

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Make like a tree and leave (the spray in the bottle), please?

  Does this look like a bunch of pests to you?

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Modern Day Agent Orange?

Glyphosate. It’s a really dirty word in many circles. We know that there are many conflicting reports on this herbicide, and some studies have been proven blatantly false, both for and against the product. But recently, during the first of … Continue reading

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Water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink – Pipe Nightmares in Nova Scotia

I read the Rime of the Ancient Mariner many years ago in school, and we delved lightly into the innuendo and underlying message. I always remembered the albatross and the death ship, but only in these last years, did the … Continue reading

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1-800 – Fix the Damn Fridge

“When you care deeply about someone or something, repairs are worth your investment of time, energy, effort, heart, and resources. Whether it is to repair a broken trust or a damaged relationship, take the initiative to make it right and … Continue reading

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When he get his way, he gets… angry?

Over the past year, and to be honest, in my case the feeling has existed for a bit longer, but especially over this past year, the Government of Nova Scotia has led like they dislike, or maybe even despise, every … Continue reading

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Anything We Can Fix, (He Thinks) He Can Fix It Better

I am asked why I support the teachers in the education reform debate. Actually, I was told I was stupid once, and uniformed, and once or twice, just plain old anti-Liberal. I have a good time with that one. I … Continue reading

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The Right Hand Hasn’t Met the Left Hand, But Then On the Other Hand…

Last month, I posted on Facebook, a very intriguing peek into the ineptness of the NS Government. Lenore Zann had gone to Public Accounts to stand in for a colleague and during the session, was the only MLA on hand … Continue reading

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Waiting – Oft Told Stories of the ER (et al)

My friend Cyndi has a problem. She is in severe pain. She hurt her back a few weeks ago. She has a requisition for an MRI or CT scan to ascertain her injury so that with a diagnosis, appropriate treatment … Continue reading

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School of rocks: Another political analogy

Let’s throw a scenario out there. What happens when a government employee – a public servant – is told to do something, they don’t want to do and that they most likely know is wrong? What if that is only … Continue reading

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