Month: June 2017

An Aging View of Diversity

By Raymond Baxter Isn’t it funny that most people remember their childhood days with rose tinted glasses? Those who haven’t had a terrible one, that is. I often remember 1980’s Scotland as a bustling metropolis of harmonious multiculturism and friendship. Where people would go out of their way to help their fellow neighbours, and it …

Believe It Or Not, *I CAN* Make Fun Of COVFEFE Without Forgetting We Are In Real & Serious Danger

*In Barenaked Ladies voice* iiiiit’s been ONE WEEK since you “covfefe!”… Just kidding. It’s been five days. But still, goes to show you how fast the “Trump incompetence news cycle” is these days! Why, I’m old enough to remember the time we spent a full ten, eleven days IN SHOCK because tapes had surfaced of Candidate …

At Home in the Past

I have the proverbial “memory of an elephant”.  I never forget a face, rarely forget an experience and only occasionally forget a conversation.  In my small circle of life I was Google before there was a Google…as in, “Go ask Kara, she’ll remember!” As I wade deeper into middle age, of course, the once steel-trap …