July 11th 1990 Canada invaded Kanien’kehá:ka land to force a golf course expansion. This singular event, which lasted 77 days, broke … Continue reading Anniversary: Oka Crisis
Not that I blame them. There’s a lot of confusion about it. July 1st in Ottawa is quite possibly one … Continue reading Canadians don’t know their own Holidays
Day and Night are not equal on the Equinox.
In Canada’s Stonehenge, Gordon R Freeman dismisses the misconception that days and nights are of equal length during the Equinox. The Equinox signifies the date when the path of the Sun crosses the Equator, but the Equalnights, when day and night are 12 hours each, are a different matter altogether. Continue reading “Unequal Equinox”
John Davis had a corking good idea, back in, what one would have referred to as, “the day.” I came … Continue reading Another Abysmal Holiday Suggestion
Halfway through another quarter – how’s the view? Here we are, midway through Quarter 1 already. This means that 45 … Continue reading theAbysmal May Day
If your birthday falls on the same weekday every year… The biggest argument against theAbysmal Calendar, and all perpetual calendars … Continue reading You Say It’s Your Birthday?