The Wall of Rants

March 24  • 

WHERE TO NOW, PART 2

Is Alberta Destined to Become “Wildrose Country”?  Or Not? Have you been reading the weekend papers?  The internecine warfare that’s been...

March 20  • 

WHERE TO NOW, ALBERTA?

Elizabeth May tweets of Redford, “She’s a smart woman in a tough business.” I’m feeling mildly Shakespearean.  Last night I tweeted that the PC...


March 17  • 

IT WOULDN’T HAVE MATTERED WHO WAS ON THE BRIDGE AFTER THE TITANIC HIT THE ICEBERG

Redford’s not the problem, just the symptom This is going to be one of the shortest rants I’ve ever written, and given that it’s a fool’s game to...

March 10  • 

JOURNEY TO THE MIDDLE OF THE WORLD

If you have a Bucket List, put this trip on it! Martha and I returned this week from a 15-day trip thru Ecuador, down into the Amazon jungle, up into...


January 22  • 

OIL MAN, TAKE A LOOK AT MY LIFE..

So, What Are We to Make of Neil Young’s Honour The Treaties Tour? Good question, if I do say so myself.  I’m going to gloss over the rehash of where...

January 10  • 

THIS IS THE END OF MY STREET – AFTER THE PLOW

Okay, okay.  I understand.  This wasn’t the real residential snow “clearing” job City Hall has promised us all.  In our neighbourhood, apparently,...


December 27  • 

…AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT (AND GOOD YEAR)

A Rant Too Late for Christmas Eve But Not Too Early for New Years Dear Belated Santa, I have been a terribly irregular, undisciplined blogger these...

November 20  • 

JASON KENNEY GOES ROGUE. OR NOT.

A quick rant, and I will elaborate later….the work day beckons. I was surprised, impressed, and bemused yesterday when Jason Kenney apparently went...


November 18  • 

THIS IS A TEST…

You might be wondering where I’ve been for the last several weeks (that is, unless you’ve been listening to News Talk 770, in which case it’s...

August 6  • 

AND NOW, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN…

Now it can be told. After 15 months of glorious: a) semi-retirement b) recovery from politics c) shameless goofing off d) all of the above I am...