Wolves and wolverines: Life and death on the trail

For several days I couldn’t get in touch with my Aunt Carla in Newfoundland to wish her a happy birthday because she was never...

Lost in the funhouse

Remember when you were a kid and your parents took you to the local amusement park or the county fair? The merry-go-round, a small...

Salt, sugar, fat, and dopamine: addicted to the modern world

As we all know, you can have too much of a bad thing like alcohol, drugs, and gambling. This is called addiction. But can...

Norm Macdonald, meet Joe Donovan

Saturday Night Live, not its original name, launched like a thunderbolt in 1975, at least to the younger generation. Attending Hampshire College in western...

Meditating with Eddie Murphy

If you think for a moment, there is a connection between meditation and comedy. First of all, they both require practice and a light...

The animals will know

Paddling up the meandering tidal river near Parrsboro, NS on the Bay of Fundy, I saw eagles sitting in trees, flying overhead. The immatures,...

The village is burning

Rising temperatures, extreme weather, wildfires, drying aquifers. The West Coast of North America is putting on a show. This year, Nova Scotia, where I live,...

Addicted to reading? Help is on the way

Reading used to be print. Now it’s print and digital. Either way, there are downsides. It entails a lot of sitting – bad for...

The universe next door

If you know people who are successful over the long haul, you realize they have their own style. At least most of them. They...

DIABETES PREVENTION

Diabetes Prevention





Most Popular