Month July 2022

Why I Support Jean Charest

My decision to support Jean Charest as leader of the Conservative Party of Canada is informed by both policy and a meditation on the difficulty I have supporting Pierre Poilievre.  While my policy preferences align more closely with Charest’s, I…

Der schrie wie ein Jochgeier

Animal, Bird, Bird Feeder, Blue Jay, Bokeh, Content, Photography, Thing, Vertebrates

Some years ago I was camping just outside Venice near a little village called Jesolo.  As we got out the car, at our camp site, a rather portly middle-aged man came marching down the gravel roadway towards us. With a…


Content, Person, Photography, Sepia Tones, Silhouette

I have two granddaughters, one is 4 months old today, the other is 2 and-a-half years old. The older one stayed with us this weekend. She loves going to the playground in the park, and especially enjoys the swings: