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A Man Walks Into a Bar…

…and orders a glass of water. The bartender pulls out an air horn, blasts it into the man’s face, scaring the man half to...

A Place to Call Home

In our communities we all know people with intellectual challenges. Early in their lives they may receive support from family and benefit from being...

Men in Black (Swans)

K: Fifteen hundred years ago everybody knew the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew the Earth was flat....

Decisions Made in Small Rooms

Near endless round and round and round the table discussions in small rooms throughout the city, mostly done without publicity. Not that the people in...

Rights! Right?

We like our rights. We don’t always know all of our rights and we don’t always remember all of our rights. So we wrote...

Search continues for Jami Springer

  (Photos released by RCMP) The family of a missing 27-year-old Moncton woman made an emotional plea to the public Wednesday morning for any information that...

Pair o’ Dimes Paradigm

One ripped up coffee cup is not a paradigm, but when you see several torn cups in one day and again the next day...

Covered Bridge Workers Are Covered

In my previous reflection on My Mothers Ten Commandments, I considered briefly by way of one illustrating example the very real struggle of workers...

Safe at Home

There is no feeling quite like it. You step up to the plate. You plant your feet. You wait. The just right pitch. The...

Sarajevo

In that time, in that war When young girls and young boys Kids tied for the tiger Wounded by snipers' fire To draw out their mothers for killing In...

The Law is a Ass

Main photo of eastern limb When Arthur blew through Fredericton in the summer of 2014 it cracked a large tree on the land between homes...

NB Government Takes Small Step in Right Direction

New Brunswick's Social Development Minister, Cathy Rogers,  released a statement on February 25th that reads in part: "The department will invest $10 million to increase...

Happy World Vegetarian Day

To celebrate World Vegetarian Day here are 10 facts about vegetarianism: There are many different types of vegetarians. Here are a few: A vegan is a...

A Modern Story: Socrates and the Sophists

A recent communication with a colleague prompted a little meditation on the role of the perennial tradition of philosophy that has its roots with...

Don Dennison Celebrated: Things I’ve learned from Dad

The following are notes for comments by Anne Cullihall, Don Dennison's daughter, at the celebration of Don's life on July 17, 2015 at Gallery...

Don Dennison Celebrated: Remembering a Good Man

The following are notes for comments by Jim Meek, Don Dennison's cousin, at the celebration of Don's life on July 17, 2015 at Gallery...

Writing a good story

After finishing my degree in communications and journalism I’ve learned the importance of writing. This post will have some tips for good writing and...

The Dirty Word

Often I hear aspirations from the citizens of New Brunswick to have the same pension system as the Dutch, to organise the senior care...

At home in New Brunswick

Coming from Europe, I feel so at home in New Brunswick, because it has the same meteorological climate as Norway; snowy winters, with nice...

How Becoming a Vegan Saved My Life

About a year ago I was a struggling overweight Type II diabetic that was now insulin dependent because other medications stopped working and on...

Towards New Directions in Understanding Economy

Gary Stix a senior editor of Scientific American recently apologized for a misguided approach taken in recent issues of the magazine. The magazine had...

Top things to do on Icidici at no cost

Icidici is a new community based magazine website based in Fredericton NB. So what does this mean, well it puts you the reader in...

How to do Everything Here

How to Do Everything We are great fans of a couple of principles of good website design: 1. Don't make the user have to puzzle out...