Monthly Archives: October 2013

Which Outcome? What Decides – Pride or Wisdom?

Even the CBC morning show host didn’t quite know what to make of it all. The normally unflappable Anthony Germain had to admit, at the end of his show, that he was somewhat in shock. Let’s hope that the provincial … Continue reading

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Love’s Opposite

All week the question, “What’s the opposite of love?” A former worker at a nearby landfill was given a four-year sentence after his attack on a fellow worker left the co-worker permanently handicapped. The victim was trying to get the … Continue reading

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Bill Rowe’s “The Premiers: Joey and Frank” & Ice in Water

On Tuesday morning, after a short meeting at Memorial U, I stopped by my friend Camilla’s office for a chat. We go back a long way—we began our distance education careers together in 1992; she in French, and I in … Continue reading

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Faith, Love and, Most Importantly, Hope

It’s another rainy day in St. John’s; something we are used to here in the rainiest and snowiest major city in Canada (but, yes, Bergen does get almost 20-25% more rain than we do so, yes, Mjölnir, you get to … Continue reading

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