New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “The Day the Music Died”

My grade 13 French composition class had just finished and I was at my locker putting on a heavy woolen jacket. It was time...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “Educated: A Memoir”

Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun arrived in Canada on January 13, the same day I finished reading the best seller, Educated. There is a remarkable symmetry...

Women’s Marches planned for January 19, 2019

To the Editor: WOMEN’S MARCH, JANUARY 19, 2019 “Two years ago, on the first full day of Donald Trump’s presidency, women, men and gender non-conforming people,...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – “That Sink–ing Feeling”

Christmas gatherings evoke mixed emotions for introverts like me. Along with the rest of Bruce County’s population, I do enjoy celebrating festive occasions with...

Letters: Canada as a nation is a Grand Compromise.

Dear Editor: This age of very aggressive Conservatism and Neo-Liberalism (capitalization on purpose), venturing into the undemocratic, provokes a contradiction, maybe even a surprise for...

Happy Holidays to Our Readers

  To all Our Readers &                                          All...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘The Empty Cradle’

Even the most skeptical atheist can be moved by the Bible’s manger scene as it is being played out in most church pageants this...

Back when … no “green thing”? – an extra submitted by the ‘Stix Man’

The following has been circulating on the Internet and was submitted by Larry McIntosh of Kudos Corner. It expresses sentiments about the young folks...

New Perspectives: A Senior Moment – ‘Me Ski?’

A Senior Moment Me SKI? December’s sun makes its welcome rare appearance. Several hours of new snow have quietly floated to earth like millions of white...

A Senior Moment – “Stretcher Bearers Up!”

To the Editor of the Star Sir: Remembrance Day is near again, bringing some sad and some bitter memories. It is indeed a remembrance day, one day...