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Happy New Year

Current Events, Entertainment, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

You will be able to view this post next year with perfect hindsight… Happy 2020!

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The Decade In Review

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen

The Twenty-teens winds down today, and I took a moment to reflect over the past decade. It’s been a mixed bag, for sure. It did not start well. I opened 2010 in a deep depression cycle, and on a grossly restricted diet that persists to this day, although the restrictions reduced in the later part […]

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Improve Safety in the Glebe

Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Travel

City Councillor Sean Menard is requesting that speed limits in the Glebe be lowered to 30 km/h, despite the provincial standard of 50 km/h for urban roads, and the Glebe’s already reduced limit of 40 km/h. Now, I could go on here about how 30 km/h is absurdly slow; how it’s slower than many cyclists […]

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An Open Letter to The City of Ottawa

Crime, Current Events, Friends-Romans-Countrymen, Politics and Activism, Security

To all the people in Ottawa and any councillor who may be thinking on this – people who want the city to ban handguns, or who want the federal government or the province to ban them: What, exactly, do you hope to achieve? Handguns are nearly banned in Canada now. There are a *LOT* of […]

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