Waiting for First Light: Out of the darkness of misunderstanding

Book review: Waiting for First Light: My Ongoing Battle with PTSD by Roméo Dallaire, with Jessica Dee Humphreys. Vintage Canada edition, 2019. One sunny day last spring, I was walking into a local restaurant to meet a friend for supper. On the way in, a rather bedraggled-looking individual asked me for a handout, saying he … Continue reading Waiting for First Light: Out of the darkness of misunderstanding

Geez and the 49th parallel

With the move of the iconic rebel periodical Geez out of Winnipeg and south of the border to Detroit, it is a jagged pill to swallow for a Manitoba subscriber to see yet another local treasure be swallowed up by the behemoth to the south of us. Jagged enough to trigger an angry, knee-jerk reaction … Continue reading Geez and the 49th parallel