Category Archives: Class and Decency

Ms., Mrs., Mr., Sir, Mam, Madam or …

Canadians are in a tizzy over what to call their guests, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This isn’t surprising given people’s habit of calling everything that moves—GUYS.  Class and decency are harder and harder to find in our so-called … Continue reading

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Morning & evening serenade

It’s time to start a crowdfunding campaign to pay for muffler systems.  Purchasers of new or used vehicles splurge on every feature, but when it comes to a muffler system they appear to run out of cash.  You can hear … Continue reading

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Thanks for stable, non-sensationalized, less intrusive government

Yes, there are Canadians who still have more than a modicum of class and decency who wish to thank Prime Minister Stephen Harper for his years of service to Canada. You’d never know this because of the liberal love-in over … Continue reading

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I’m a good driver …

I follow too close I treat the posted maximum speed limit as a suggested speed I don’t slow down in an accident zone I tint my windows so other drivers can’t make eye contact with me I install ultra-bright, stadium-intensity … Continue reading

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Parents & teachers: teach maturity through respect

Will 2015 be the year parents and teachers teach our youth maturity through respect? Respect for self. Respect for parentS—mother and father. Respect for peers—a girl is not a dude or a guy. Respect for adults—gee, maybe using Ms., Mrs., Madam, … Continue reading

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