Go Back For Some Medicine

nos·tal·gia /nɒˈstældʒə, -dʒiə, nə-/  [no-stal-juh, -jee-uh, nuh-]  noun 1. a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time: a nostalgia for his college days. You […]

FINE FRANKLIN

On a drive through the countryside last week, my friend and I saw a large turtle parked smack dab in the middle of the road. We decided together that we better stop and try to pick the turtle up and place him at the side of the road so that he does not get hit […]

Was It Worth It?

Canadian troops ended combat operations in Kandahar this week and turned over command to US forces. Today CBC Radio hosted a public discussion asking Canadians, “Canada’s combat role in Afghanistan, was it worth it? Have five years of blood, sweat and sacrifice made an important difference?” As a member of the Canadian Forces, I’m not […]