These are the times…

Remember these famous words?  “These are the times that try men’s souls; the summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of his country, but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.  Tyranny, like hell , is not easily conquered, yet we


During these challenging and anxiety-riddled days, while we attempt to cope with a soaring pandemic, a collapsing economy, failed leadership, the realities of racism, and the mounting threat of climate change, I find myself spending more and more time reflecting on what really matters in life. Perhaps you do too. Along with these challenges, hunkering

Connecting Again

It was sometime toward the end of the 1980s, I believe, when a small group of male friends took the train from Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, to the Batchawana River. We off-loaded the canoes, our gear, and food, and began our three-day journey down river to Lake Superior. It was Memorial Day weekend, the snow had recently left the