A glassy sunset October 13, 2006

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Wilted Lettuce Salad

(courtesy of Sheila Cotton-Bardes) Quarter one head of iceberg lettuce;  In a wok, lightly sautée a bit of chopped garlic in high quality olive oil; Add wedges of the lettuce. It will wilt but not completely disintegrate like spinach – it keeps its crunch and bulk. Add walnuts and quality gorgonzola cheese for a moment, then a tiny, tiny […]

Butter Chicken

Courtesy of Carolyn Martin, CJ’s Bed and Breakfast, 608 Cottonwood Court Laxgalts’ap, BC VOJ 1XO T (250) 621-3352 or 1-866-621-3351 cjbb@telus.net 3 tbsp olive oil 3 tbsp chopped ginger 6 cloves chopped garlic 1 large onion, chopped 1 tsp salt 1 tsp tumeric 2 tbsp Madras curry paste (mild or…whatever curry paste you like!) 1 […]

Power corrupts

John Emerich Edward Acton, Lord Acton, 1834 – 1902, was a writer, publisher, and political philosopher. He is mostly known for his statement that power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Many other things he originally said ring just as true and eternal. Quotes Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men […]

The Young British Soldier

Rudyard Kipling When the ‘arf-made recruity goes out to the East ‘E acts like a babe an’ ‘e drinks like a beast, An’ ‘e wonders because ‘e is frequent deceased Ere ‘e’s fit for to serve as a soldier. Serve, serve, serve as a soldier, Serve, serve, serve as a soldier, Serve, serve, serve as […]

Make education nimble, accessible

            Citizens of New Brunswick are currently considering and debating the recommendations of the PSE (Post Secondary Education) commission. Its authors have recommended reorganizing and melding community colleges and universities into a new structure. One recommendation would combine some college and university programs in polytechnical institutions.             As is so often the case, the debate […]

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