The Week of September 28 to October 4, 2003

 

September - 28 - 29 - 30 - October - 1 - 2 - 3 - 4


Day of Defeat
Sunday
Sepember 28, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Computer games have made enormous progress to the point that interactive team play with several people can take place in a shared virtual reality experience. Saturday a full event of interactive game play took place with participants working with and against each other in a game simulation of the Normandy invasion of "D" Day.
The Greenwater report
Monday
September 29, 2003
by: Gerald Crawford
Greenwater Provincial Park:
The Crawfords are off on another jaunt but we get to hear about owls, Gerald's days as a CNR operator and a new guy in town.
Bridging the divide of an upsidedown world: Critical thinking with System Dynamics
Monday
September 29, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Nipawin: The devolution of the third world continues largely orchestrated by the United States as it sells more weapons than any other country and the gap between rich and poor widens. Perhaps its time to think of this problem some other way.
The splendor of fall 2003
Tuesday
September 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: On this last day of September I took a short drive into the country and want to share with you the beauty of the colour of the country-side. This story has two QuickTime Virtual Reality Panoramas of 1MB each so this page will take a while to open on a dial up connection but the scenes are worth the wait.
Alfalfa seed
Tuesday
September 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: The crop to be harvested each year is alfalfa when it is grown for seed. Most of Tisdale's alfalfa goes to the dehydration plant but the fields are finished for this year and the dehy plant is already cooking baled alfalfa but the fields of alfalfa in seed production are now being harvested.
Bush Growing More Vulnerable on Credibility, War, and the Economy
Tuesday
September 30, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Washington: The tide of reality has shifted, Mark Weisbrot explains the importance of both Democrats and doubting Republicans who have begun to speak out strongly about the deception carried on by the Administration of the United States government.
Trojans win season opener over Beardy's Blackhawks
Wednesday
October 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: A full house was on hand to welcome the first game of the regular "AAA" midget hockey season with Tisdale dominating play in the first, wall to wall penalties in the second and end to end hockey in the third. (This page contains a 500KB QuickTime video clip)
American Wars as an expansion of the privatisation of the Free Market: John Pilger shows the truth behind the war on terror
Wednesday
October 1, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Nipawin:The evidence is piling up and the extent of the cruel lies and the consequences are coming home to roost in the American government's leadership. This story includes a link to a streaming video by John Pilger that documents what is really happening.
Sneaking Under
Wednesday
October 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Clever work avoided the digging up of the main street through Tisdale this week as repairs to a water line were carried out by drilling under the street.
Hannigan's closes
Wednesday
October 1, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: The club house for hundreds of Tisdale folks closed today. After nine years owner Garry McPeak said that two issues made operating just to much of a burden, staffing and fixed costs that seem to grow each year.
Schapansky Auction Continues to grow and expand
Thursday
October 2, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Bruce Schapansky's auction business seems to have an exponential growth of its own as the site East of town has been developed, redeveloped and now in the process of growing even larger.
The Race to the Bottom of the Free Market
Thursday
October 2, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Nipawin: It seems that to increase profits, the goal of business, is resulting in a never ending search for lower and lower wages that increases the widening gap between extreme wealth and extreme poverty, world wide. To add to this exaggerated devolution the United States has reintroduced warfare as a business strategy.
The leaving leaves of 2003
Friday
October 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: This page presents a set of fall images from within the town of Tisdale as some tree turn colour while others drop everything on the ground.
Paving the roads with gas tax: Paul Martinís conversion on the road to 24 Sussex Drive
Friday
October 3, 2003
by: Walter Robinson
Ottawa: Paul Martin as Canada's finance minister found many many ways to grab tax dollars from Canadians under various excuses then plowed that money into general revenue instead of using it for what it was originally collected.
In search of breakfast
Friday
October 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: With Hannigans closed a lot of Tisdale people have had their world seriously upset so it is the editor's quest to find a place to fill the bill for a weekly breakfast, or a daily one for that matter. This story reviews Chicken Delight's breakfast and the "farmer's" breakfast at A&W.
The Free Market of Journalism: Leonard Asper
Friday
October 3, 2003
by: Mario deSantis
Nipawin: The Global television network and most of Canada's newspaper are controlled by the Asper family from Winnipeg. Yesterday, Leonard wrote an editorial in which he spells out what he thinks about things and it is implied that his employees if they wish to remain employees had better agree. Mario deSantis has provided you with a link to this interesting document and gives us he impression of the implications.
Lutheran fall rumage sale
Friday
October 3, 2003
by: Timothy W. Shire
Tisdale: Another church sale and like the others are bargains. This sale was on today and tomorrow. Be sure to check out the dishes and books.