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Bias

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. No matter how convoluted the arguments may become about what constitutes bias, when all is said the distilled...

Longboat Key Road

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Everyone knows Florida is a magnet for northern short-term vacationers ("tourists") and long-term sojourners ("snowbirds").  Apart from the...

Chillin’

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. It is unthinkable that any authoritative and self-respecting lexicon would pretend to advance an authentic meaning of the...

News from the South Pacific

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B.  Apart from Donald J. Trump's daily diet of the latest shamefully comic political misstep there is nothing that...

Sneller Says: Time to grow up “Almonte”

This story comes from a place of memory. Now, I've been all over the map.  Maybe I’ve seen a couple things. Maybe I’ve got a...

Disconcerting Day

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Though I am regularly plagued by the shadow of anxiety it is a stretch to say that when...

Mr. Reilly Founds a Hotel in Almonte

To Patrick Reilly, owner and sole proprietor of the stone hotel at the crossroads at Richmond, excited talk arising from teamsters in the dining...

A day of reflection

 by L. G. William Chapman, B. A., LL.B.  Though I suppose it is impossible to get through any day without delving into at least some...

New Year’s Day

Though the weather is bleak - grey skies, driving rain and a cold wind out of the north - we're having a cheerful start...

I’m done with being frantic!

by L. G. William Chapman, B.A., LL.B. Really, I should have known better!  It has been years since we foregathered at a bar for a...

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