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The Movember After:

… you might be feeling better, but you’re not “cured” yet: (c) 2016, Davd Last Movember i was a selectively frail old man, going to Radiation Treatment over half the days of the month1, and getting more rather than less … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day, Trump’s Election, and the Status of Men

… a Reflection: (1st draft Nov. 11) 2016, Davd As i begin writing this reflection, it is only minutes before a parade will march through the centre of town to the Cenotaph, where hundreds of people will stand in the … Continue reading

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Beer!–part 2

..bottling and cycling: (c) 2016, Davd If you took my reminder to have bottles enough ready, to hold the 23 litres (about 5 US gallons, for those readers who live there) that you started a week ago… … and if … Continue reading

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Beer!

..from kits, for beginners: (c) 2016, Davd The one alcoholic beverage we can fairly call nourishing. The one we are most attracted to after an active day’s work or play. The one we can drink, not sip, without getting disabled. … Continue reading

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More Seen than Recognized:

Essay review of Vincent, Norah, 2006. Self Made Man: One Woman’s Year Disguised as a Man. New York: Viking Penguin. (c) 2016, Davd I first chose to review this book because i was writing a review of John Howard Griffin’s … Continue reading

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A Simple Salt-Salmon Pasta Salad

… Frugal Healthy Gourmet Summer Food with Many Possible Variations (c) 2016, Davd The first bargain price this year for Pacific salmon “was on” while i was last in Edmonton, and i bought two fish—pink salmon, about four pounds each, … Continue reading

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From White Supremacy to Female Supremacy?

The Status of Canadian Men and Families Compared to the Former Plight of Afro-America (c) 20161; Davd Martin, PhD The “Moynihan report” was controversial from its publication. Cited as Anonymous, 1965. The Negro2 Family: The Case for National Action. United … Continue reading

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Millions of Poor Old Men …

… Can We Teamwork Our Way Out of Poverty? (c) 2016, Davd A man is poor who does not have assured basic subsistence—Food, clothing, and shelter—plus a decent extra amount for mischance. I call myself poor because i do not … Continue reading

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The Good Fathers Do

…time for a Father’s Day Resolution? (c) 2016, Davd Father’s Day this year, i plan to be with one of my sons, and his sons… and a few other relatives. One of the grandsons has a birthday this week, and … Continue reading

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Patriarchy and Social Class

… The Correlation, the Apex Fallacy, and the Value of Fathers: (c) 2016, Davd As i review and edit this reflection, it’s about half way between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day. More money was spent, more fuss was made about … Continue reading

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