There has been a glimpse of common sense in the debate over Canada’s next-generation fighter aircraft, but it’s hard to see over all the name-calling, mud-slinging and partisan entrenchment. That glimpse of common sense was when our government decided, just before Christmas, to re-think the sole-source, non-competed contract to buy the F-35 as our next fighter. My worry is that common sense will now be banished from the discussion once again.
Archives for February 2013
In addition to the many D.C. historical sites and museums, there are some great annual festivals that you might want to experience if you’re planning a trip to this part of the world. There are many unique and popular events that are sure to appeal to you and your family. The following are the top 10 most popular events in Washington D.C.
Sometimes a boutique hotel offers more than posh and plush surroundings. Here, at 137 Pillars House in Chiang Mai, Thailand,, roots run deep and service shines.
There are people watchers and there are dog watchers. I am decidedly a dog watcher. It doesn’t matter where I am or what I’m doing, if a dog should wander into my field of vision, I will always take a few moments to admire what we frequently call “man’s best friend.” I am, of course, […]
Understanding the importance of the transition process and why it is best to accept the changes that life presents us with.
This week’s video talks about the pitfalls of the always tempting twist endings.
There comes a point in a relationship when it’s time to move on – from a group, an old friend, a lover. How do you know when it’s time?
I am – notoriously – a critical thinker. My immediate reaction when solemnly presented with an allegedly true piece of information or self-proclaimed informed and authoritative opinion is to look for internal clues that all is not what it seems and to consult my own experience, and independent sources, for corroboration or dissent. This is […]
Miami is known for being a glitzy and glamorous destination, so is it possible to enjoy this Florida hotspot if you’re on a tight budget?
A kerbside collection day sparks fond musings about the things we hang on to and the reasons we do so.