Considering that Basil Borutski has not spoken publicly since his interview with the police and the letter he wrote to the Ottawa Citizen two years ago, his voice was loud and very present in the first few days of his Continue reading Borutski trial part two: Whose voices will be heard?
Like many middle-class women of my age, I was raised to be polite. This entailed many things: saying please and thank you, calling my friends’ parents Mr or Mrs, standing up when someone older came into the room, and the Continue reading Being polite may be harmful to your health
The long-awaited trial of Basil Borutski, charged just over two years ago with first-degree murder in the Renfrew County killings of Carol Culleton, Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam, got underway in Ottawa on Monday October 2nd. The trial, expected to Continue reading Borutski trial part one: how it will unfold
Our five-year-old grandson recently spent a few days with us. One morning, he said to me: “You guys have too much of everything.” I asked him what he meant, and he responded by telling me that we had five toilet Continue reading Plenitude and gratitude