A reprise on the Trans Canada Trail.
A faint-hope rant.
Seen any Puritans lately?
She’s a good girl, she is. Isn’t she?
Talk amongst yourselves.
No honking either, I guess.
“When I use a word,” Humpty Dumpty said, in rather a scornful tone, “it means just what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.” “The question is,” said Alice, “whether you can make words mean so many different things.” “The question is,” said Humpty Dumpty, “which is to be …
Every society needs its myths.
I’ve written a few times about abortion. Each time I hesitated, concerned about provoking a backlash, since anger has become the default for handling policy disagreements in this brave new wired world. And abortion is the quintessentially emotional and contentious issue, on which even people of goodwill and some thoughtfulness …