Adult Reality Check 101

Romance coud be a 'moment' away

Oct 21, 2012 / 5:00 am

Dating has always held complexities that rival quantum physics for comprehension and methodology. This has gone on throughout the ages and can be true for both...

Women have it all already!

Jul 8, 2012 / 5:00 am

Some don’t realize it, a lot don’t recognize it, and many don’t appreciate it. The choices, options, and lifestyles that are available to...

Maxed out but still living large!

Jun 3, 2012 / 5:00 am

Maxed out, taxed out, lay-offs, a slow economy, it doesn’t matter to some families who won’t withdraw from life’s meaningless materialistic...

Digging deeper into a civil diservice

May 20, 2012 / 1:04 pm

The previous column “When the Civil Service is a Disservice” first brought attention to a situation of civic disregard a month ago. Since then, some...

When the Civil Service is a disservice

Apr 15, 2012 / 12:00 am

Vernon is amazing in so many ways; beaches, lakes, parks, great schools, amenities, and a charming downtown. But Vernon has had issues, a confusing bureaucracy...

Put yourself in a teacher's class!

Apr 1, 2012 / 5:00 am

It’s an average day in an ordinary school; a teacher delivers the day’s lesson to a class of impressionable young minds. Little does the teachers...

Teachers: What are you teaching?

Mar 18, 2012 / 5:00 am

Those poor, bullied, and under-appreciated teachers are now beginning two more weeks of time off, and as usual, it’s conveniently tied to a weekend or...

Women: Why a guy isn't good enough!

Mar 4, 2012 / 5:00 am

The emasculation of men in mainstream media is becoming so common, so ridiculous, that one is left to wonder if there are any smart, sensitive and comprehensive...

Will rioters smile for court TV?

Feb 19, 2012 / 5:00 am

They showed no bashfulness when bashing in store windows. They waved, danced, and posed for their cameras in sick celebration. They smashed, crashed, and burned...

Parents are out of control

Feb 5, 2012 / 5:00 am

The young men and women who gained fame and misfortune while filming themselves during the Riot Act, of Stanley Cup 2011, have become symbolic of a generation...

The secret conversations of men

Jan 22, 2012 / 5:00 am

What goes on in men’s minds, what conversations really take place in the locker rooms and lunch rooms of today’s husbands? Do men really like their...

Generations of pathetic parenting

Jan 8, 2012 / 5:00 am

The distressing aspect of today’s parents, both the young parents, and perennial rescuing boomer parents, is they have forgotten or have forgone the very...

Middleclass Xmas: going for broke

Dec 11, 2011 / 5:00 am

The middleclass have become an indistinguishable herd, with scripted lifestyles that encourage mass uniformity. From the manner of dress, to what they drive, it...

Middle class voters - absent again!

Nov 13, 2011 / 5:00 am

As an atrocious example of voter apathy, in Vernon during the last civic election, there was less than a third of registered voters casting ballots, and a huge...

'Occupy' boomer parents to blame

Oct 30, 2011 / 5:00 am

Society is facing a problem with young people not stepping up constructively to take part in solving society’s issues; voting, getting involved in...

Wives with secrets

Oct 16, 2011 / 5:00 am

Recently an article titled the “SECRET LIVES OF WIVES” has garnered attention and support from those who might equate love and marriage to some kind...

Real men want a partner not playmate

Oct 2, 2011 / 5:00 am

The most beautiful women in the world, and currently in command of the thinking man’s attention, are the modern, accomplished, mature women. Society has...

Parents: Quit playing and do your job!

Sep 18, 2011 / 5:00 am

Have you been privileged enough to spend time recently with some of today’s socially disassociated youth? Ever wonder where the little darlings picked up...

Seniors and the 'S' symbol

Aug 4, 2011 / 5:00 am

Most middle-aged adults learned to drive in the presence of a parent preaching responsible driving behaviours, stressing how important respect and public safety...

Rioters: who raised these kids?

Jun 21, 2011 / 5:00 am

One hundred anarchists didn’t have much trouble recruiting 1000 well dressed, well equipped, suburban young adults. The media and public are now coming to...