Tag Archives: Quebec

Do fences make good neighbours? When COVID’s around.

For those of you not schooled in Robert Frost’s poetry, the title of this post refers to his famous poem called Mending Wall. Of course, the point of Frost’s poem, with which I happen to usually agree completely, is that … Continue reading

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Map Monday: language, culture, identity and world maps

This week’s Map Monday is an effort to show what languages are spoken around the world. I have learned a lot about the importance of language as central to culture and identity by virtue of where I live, which I … Continue reading

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Lac-Mégantic: a train disaster that needn’t have happened

I was successful in overcoming the urge to write a post after Andy Scott’s funeral a few weeks ago.  I reminded myself of my self-imposed hiatus.  I was successful then, but now there’s a new topic that I simply cannot … Continue reading

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