Evolution is not only an intriguing process, it is also inevitable. For plants and animals that means the fittest survive.
When we hear about climate change due to the use of fossil fuels, it’s easy to take away the wrong message. On the one hand, an immature environmentalist (like me in my twenties) concludes that fossil fuels are inherently bad, and should stay in the ground at all costs.
The ruins of ancient civilizations, the structures these civilizations built, are magnificent.
We are at an interesting time in history. The past two centuries have experienced incredible economic growth, driven by the vast reserves of resources made available through cheap, plentiful energy.
I still have a mug that we had at our cottage when I was 10 years old. Back then, I considered it an ugly relic of the 70’s.
In last week’s post, Wade told us that when he appears somewhere to carry something like a fridge, he frequently hears the comment “You need a truck”. Wade maintains he can get most of the necessary hauling done with his small car and trailer.
I picked up a used fridge, stove, microwave, range and dishwasher in Winnipeg this week.
As I write, it has just been announced that the federal government will bail out Air Canada to the tune of $5.9 billion. That is the beginning, because having bailed out the largest air carrier, bailout will also need to flow to the smaller carriers.
On the morning of May 9th 1845, H.M. ships Erebus and Terror set sail with a crew of 129 men from Greenhithe, England on an ill-fated arctic expedition to find the Northwest Passage to the Orient.