Tag Archives: Canadian

Ugly Canadians: The Federal Election Campaign Turned Nasty

Trudeau Protest (Yesterday) This is one of the few ‘nice’ images from that confrontation in Bolton, Ontario. You can read about it in the Toronto Star, here. In truth, I don’t recognize our country anymore. The dividing line is along … Continue reading

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Meet the Man who Built the Orange Wave in Canada

Jack Layton (July 18, 1950 – August 22, 2011) In the words of Joni Mitchell’s Big Yellow Taxi: “You don’t know what you’ve got ’til it’s gone.” Jack Layton died ten years ago this week. It was the only time … Continue reading

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Meet a Person who Decided to be Non-Binary

T. Thomason (September 29, 1994) I follow T. Thomason on Facebook. I sent him a message asking if he’d like me to do his birth chart. He answered, “No, I’m alright.” That is so close to the British statement, “No, … Continue reading

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This is What it Must be Like for My Children

The Scientist and the Psychic (2020) Ray, the leader of our Faith and Science group, had hoped to put this book forward for us to discuss. As this has not happened, he wanted to know if I’d like to read … Continue reading

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I Never Thought to do His Birth Chart Before

Gordon Lightfoot (November 17, 1938) OK. This is weird. After writing about Cathy Smith this morning, I decided to do Gordon Lightfoot’s chart. It was already in my Kepler 7.0 program, with a remembered time of 7 am. So, just … Continue reading

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I Used to have One of These Hats

Canadian Beaver Fur You might think I’m referring to a time about 350 years ago, but I actually had this vintage hat in the late 1980’s. I bought it at a native craft shop in Vancouver’s Gastown during one of … Continue reading

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When a Future Self Channels Through Its Present Incarnation

Bashar: Blueprint for Change (1990) My daughter, Rosanna, sent me the link to this book’s pdf version (here). It’s not often that one of my children gets to do this. But I so appreciate her ‘intervention’. This one is an … Continue reading

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Was There Something in the Air That Year?

No Man’s Brother (1984) There I was, writing a book about furtrading in the Canadian North, and suddenly I realized I’d been pipped at the post. Obviously, these things happen, but it knocked the wind out of my literary sails. … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (VIII)

Chapter Eight Meanwhile, Pierre was dreaming, too. But his dream was not pleasant. In fact, he was having a nightmare about his close brush with death at the hands of his Mohawk capturers. Scenes of scalding, joint amputations, beatings and … Continue reading

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The Beaver House (VII)

Chapter Seven Kijik lay on her mat, a satisfied smile playing at the corners of her lips. She’d been dreaming of her god-spirit and he had been showing her intimacies that had so far eluded her experience. With each dream-vision, … Continue reading

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