Author Archives: rdavies

If You’re a Cohen Fan,

Google ‘Canada Post store’ to see most of the very limited edition items now available. (There is also a First Day cover and a cut sheet.)

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Cannas at Sunset

(taken by my daughter on her patio)

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As much of the world goes crazy and deconstructs,

what’s an individual to do? Well, having causes and taking actions for what believes in still works. I still drop money in the jars for causes and support charities I believe in that need support. I still speak up when … Continue reading

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Elitist Arrogance

Superior shit stuff all the way: Trudeau. “Some animals are more equal than others.” Smiling as he apologized yesterday: the depth of his sincerity and honesty. He has long had zero credibility and substance. His favorite/main trait is ‘dressing up’ … Continue reading

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Saint Francis de Sales:

“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a clam spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.”

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Review: Earl’s/Tin Palace on Jasper

The Tin Palace still lives with the excellent outdoor patio and the semi-outdoor section (where my party sat) which feels like it’s outdoors with overhead cover and openable windows. Still not much they can do about occasional vehicles suddenly roaring … Continue reading

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It’s getting pretty bad

when old rock stars who are older than you are dying and you’ve never even heard of them or can’t identify one of their songs.

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The Bird and the Butterfly

The blinds were closed that Sunday September afternoon. I had closed them for my wife’s father who, otherwise, would have been blinded by the light as we watched the football game on the tube. A familiar context, for sure, and … Continue reading

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Leisurely Reading for My Saturday

A glimpse into my sensibility…

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Down at the 7-Eleven This Morn

The young woman ahead of me in line buying a loaf of bread to start the day. Breakfast? Survival food? Needed for toast or a sandwich later? No matter how you cut it, survival or continuance for the body, self, … Continue reading

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