Saturday, March 25, 2017

City Slickers

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Lately, the Town of Mississippi Mills has been beleaguered by comparatively high-stake controversies involving a modified hydro plant,...

The Genealogy of the Town of Almonte

The first European name considered as a settler at this place was David Shepherd. Of this man little is known, and what little is...

Episode at Whole Foods Market

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. In the context of Canadian grocery shopping, I have discovered that Farm Boy is in the category of...

Night by the Fire: a John Dunn story

We always looked for a big tree at Christmas because the place for it in the doctor’s house was in the front hall just...

Drawing the line

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is fatuous to pretend we haven't been brainwashed. Years of reading the same stuff and listening to the...

Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. I have never considered myself especially anticipatory. It would, for example, attach unwarranted credit to my forward-thinking skills...

I believe…

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. When I was studying law at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia between 1970 - 1973 I attended...

Chronicle

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Over coffee this morning, alone at the dining room table, I sat inert staring out the picture windows onto...

Homecoming: A John Dunn story

The words came through distantly, and with unsettling hesitancy. 'For what I have done, and for what I have failed to do.'  A catch...

Prescription for happiness

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Many times over the past several years during our winter sojourn on Hilton Head Island I have marvelled at what...

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