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Thursday, January 9, 2003

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Volume 5, N. 227

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Surprise, shock and things are normal
January 9, 2003
This morning at 0800 the snow swirled around and the biting West wind gnawed at my coat, this is January.

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Tim's Tip of the Day

It would appear that a CD burner has become an indispensible part of every computer system. The very best available means for data backup, inexpensive and secure.

Ensign Notes

Yesterday, Jessica Robinson's poem was the first time we have posted a poem on this web site, would like to see more.

Bush tax cut plan will force Manleyís hand . . . eventually
January 9, 2003
Walter Robinson of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation believes the US president has it right and that Canada just get right at it and mirror the tax cuts proposed in the US for stock holders and high income earners as he points out that Canadians are paying more income tax each and every year.

Ravens and Woodpeckers
January 9, 2003
Sandra McIntyre tells us how she related to a story on this web site and the wonder of being a part of a world that includes vocal ravens and noisy woodpeckers.

The Linear Thinking mentality of President Bush Inc. and Thinking in Circles with Systems Thinking
January 9, 2003
Mario deSantis identifies a major problem. The method and and the thinking process involved predetermines the solution developed. Though this seems like a simple premise the ramifications are extremely far reaching and most definitely affects everyone living on this planet.

Hope for a better 2003
January 8, 2003
Ron Thornton points out some serious concerns about the way things are going and presents the hope that these are not trends and that we will some hope find a better way.

"arriving at a general approach" unlikely
January 8, 2003
Joe Hueglin is from southern Ontario but he realises the counterproductive approach to the Kyoto Protocol by exempting Ontario's automotive manufacturers.

Connecting the dots . . . or not!
January 8, 2003
When the hard news becomes implusible rumors and gossip will evolve to fill the unexplained.

The Bush Administration policies of cutting taxes and going to war: an artificial propped up economy and getting ready for another collapse
January 8, 2003
Mario deSantis details what looks very much like wrong headed economic theory that goes behind the United States tax cuts. The hard facts are that the American economy is not performing well and despite predictions of budget surpluses the reality is a big deficit.

Time to end the reliance on grain sales
January 7, 2003
More and more examples of farmers diversifying their operation to include livestock as they adapt to the change in climate and the marketplace.

Fragile: Space Time Continuum
January 6, 2003
It seems like only a few weeks ago that my little boy was waiting for me to come home from work beside these trees, he was three and his head reached half way to the top of the closest tree in the picture.

A letter to Deputy Prime Minister John Manley
January 6, 2003
I was unable to obtain the exact reference from early December but Major Baxter brings a serious matter to our attention as he explains that the government of our country has been unable or unwilling to draft a clear foreign policy which would guide both planning and decision making with regard to Canada's underfunded military forces.

The joy of childhood
January 6, 2003
Mark Allan Whittle of Hamilton launches the new year by celebrating the way children look at thing and enjoy them for what they are.

Journalist Helen Thomas, George Bush's NoFault and Saskatchewan's NoFault
January 6, 2003
Mario deSantis points out the methods of the United States President and the anti-social behaviour of Saskatchewan's Insurance company.

The Greenwater report
January 6, 2003
Gerald Crawford tells us about the rising level of snow and snowmobilers at the park and shows us the adventure of a family raising livestock.

January 5, 2003
Petroleum prices at the pump are beginning to show serious instability.

Heat Containment
January 5, 2002
A glaring example of wasting fuel brings the whole concept of conservation to focus.

New Years Chinook
January 4, 2002
Its still winter in Tisdale but for all of the Southwest of Saskatchewan and most of the area South of the Yellowhead above freezing temperatures now for the third day. This story includes twenty pictures and with a dial up connection will require a moment to load.


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