After almost a decade on sabbatical, I’m back! Observe, participate, criticize – all things in life…thanks for following…enjoy! No. This is not bad news for a #Vegetarian. This is modified news spread only in the hopes of justifying the actions of every #Carnivore. Plants do not have ears (except maybe corn…). Plants do not have feelings…they do not get upset when you stumble home after a night of self indulgence nor do […]

CNN…proud promoter of chaos for profit since 1980. On August 9, 2014, unarmed black man Michael Brown was shot and killed by white police in Fergusson. On August 11, 2014, unarmed teenager Dillon Taylor was shot and killed by police in Salt Lake City. Michael Brown was walking across the street. Dillon Taylor was walking across a parking lot. Language: […]

#Criminals re-live, re-enact #crime through dance and music – #rehabilitation in sync, in tune with how a harmonious society should treat all of its kind…not just its members. Labelling the bad, incarcerating the criminal, identifying …the ex-con. Keeping tabs on those who have strayed away from our norm, from our right. Our norm, our right, […]

The Nordic Model – Criminalizing the act the buying, Decriminalizing the act of selling.  Is this the best method? Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand…and recently Germany have all increased their revenue by decriminalizing the profession ‘Prostitution’…and although this may not have been the intent, the side effect has now subjected the ‘victims’ to income tax.  […]

Bistro Le Coq – Argyle Street, Halifax, NS A Vegetarian and French Cuisine can mean nothing but disaster…but not if sous chef Matt Kelly has anything to do with it! Sarah and Ana, the team every restaurant owner should be head-hunting for, were nothing short of fabulous!  Together they made the evening amazing!  And when […]

Mezza Restaurant – Quinpool Road, Halifax Vegetarian Kabob Tomatoes, green and red peppers, zucchini, mushrooms and red onions, skewered, grilled and topped with a hearty tomato vegetable sauce. Cons – oven roasted oven roasted and roasted again potatoes, side of garlic dip that lacked garlic. Staff was slow and distracted…the smile was always there, not […]

50,000 people, 550 farmers, and over 100,000 jobs are all connected to the flower industry in Ecuador.  An industry now facing the threats and tariffs the US Government has put on them as a result of a US Government Agent. Bullying. Help me wrap my head around this one:  The US Government is threatening Ecuadorean citizens due […]

What is National Security?  Is it the erection of defense systems and military persons to protect one’s people?  Is it the establishment of laws/conditions/terms to protect the Nation from dangerous criminals?  Who is it to protect?  Leaders?  Structures?  Economy?  Citizens?  All of them…and more; all different degrees of importance, all are crucial in the maintenance […]

As a society we have become sensitive to everything from offensive words, behaviours, products, people, peanuts, grass, air and water.  And what has society chosen to deal with?  Cigarette Smoke. Fact:  Cigarettes kill. Fact:  Second hand smoke kills. I’m a believer that you decide what words offend YOU.  What actions offend YOU.  And most importantly…I’m a believer […]

It rarely mattered if you were any good…it was a popularity contest.  And being last to get picked…or even worse…hearing one captain say to the other ‘you can have him/her…’ instantly results in your upper body, shoulders and head…falling victim to gravity. At work, at play…fitting in is half the battle.  As adults, this is still a […]