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Summer Salsa Variations:

…With Fresh Tomatoes and Herbs: (c) 2015, Davd In Edmonton, where i am now, most home gardens have just begun producing ripe tomatoes in quantity; and most Atlantic Canadian gardens are probably at or near the same stage. Summer Salsa … Continue reading

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Johnny-Canuck Pot Roast

..Something good, reliable, hearty, economical, even fairly quick: (c) 2015, Davd Readers in this year 2015 don’t need me to tell you that beef is outrageously expensive compared to pork or poultry. What beef i buy is chosen substantially based … Continue reading

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The Stink Bomb

.. an Old Man’s Reflection on Civil Disobedience: (c) 2015, Davd Though i never experienced one myself, i remember them well, announced over school Public Address speakers and local radio stations back in the middle of the 20th Century; and … Continue reading

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Misandry for Profit:

The “Jackass Formula” in Television Programming (c) 2011, 2015, Davd* There’s a powerful, subtle irony when Feminists attack capitalism. Capitalist funding [and through funding, substantial control] of television, was one of the first major supporters of feminism and female supremacism, … Continue reading

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Violence and “Real Men”

Two Lessons from Human Evolution (c) 2011*, Davd Human nature formed in hunting and gathering societies, where all adults were producers. Men hunted (e.g Harris, 1989: 278-281), and mostly they hunted co-operatively. Women gathered—foraged roots, berries, and sometimes other edible … Continue reading

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Bean Sprouts:

..The Freshest Off-Season Vegetable: (c) 2015, Davd Unless you’re eating asparagus and fiddleheads, or are brave enough to cook young dandelion greens, early June is still winter in the average Canadian kitchen. In old fashioned farm culture, this time of … Continue reading

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If The Genders Be Reversed:

… a Test for Equal Treatment (c) 2012,* Davd, lightly edited 2014, 2015 Even when we know intuitively or from reading that something “is so” or “isn’t so”, it helps to have a measure, or at least an indicator of … Continue reading

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Vegetable Stock:

..Some Trimmings are Too Good to Just Compost: (c) 2015, Davd Carrot tops and tails, onion layers that are starting to dry and too tough to feed to people, herb stems and turnip peelings — can seriously improve the flavour … Continue reading

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Knitting Rhymes with Sitting:

..When Real Men Can Enjoy Knitting and Why Women Knit More than We Do: (c) 2015, Davd I was sitting in my bed mending a glove, resting after supper, when it occurred to me that i rather enjoy mending socks … Continue reading

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What Glass Ceiling?

… Ability and Motivation, not Opportunity, are What’s Unequal: (c) 2015, Davd  Two things especially, legitimately determine success: Ability and application [or in two syllables each, talent and hard work]. I don’t know anyone, literally not anyone, who seriously says … Continue reading

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