*Originally published in our June 12-18, 2022 issue
The race does not always go to the swiftest or so we are told in Ecclesiastes. The cold reality is that it usually does and smart money bets it that way.
Those words are a grim reminder that the bloody war in
*Originally published in our May 29-June 4, 2022 issue
At one recent Newfoundland Growlers hockey game, announcer Chris Ballard paused to welcome some newcomers to our province who had also been invited to the game that night.
Following the formal introduction, those gathered to cheer on the home team stood
*Originally published in our March 27-April 2, 2022 issue
This is an important time for our world. This is serious business. We are going to find out something about ourselves here on earth over the next weeks and months.
There’s emerging from the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine a deep
The wonders of the language and the directions it takes. Over the years and over the decades I have watched words and phrases pop-up in the world of journalism. They are words everyone seems to latch on to.
The latest come to us from the horror that’s the still a
It’s amazing how the news cycle changes and relentlessly rolls on. That which is new now was not a couple of weeks ago. We watch the agony of Ukraine and its people, and it knocks all other stories off the front pages of all the newspapers and out of the
*Column appeared in our March 13-19, 2021 issue
When times are toughest, try a little humour. Comedy eases tense situations, including living through the unknowns of COVID-19. During the early days of the pandemic, my daughter and I ended each day with an episode or two of The Office so