Category Society

Then and Now

Social distancing is all the rage these days – but how do you make certain people keep away from each other? I didn’t think to take pictures at the church we attend, where these days you can only sit in places that don’t have big red and white Xs on them, made with some plastic […]

Snake In The Square

I noticed the snake when walking through the market square. Turns out my wife knew all about it. The snake is a COVID-19 project, though I can’t remember now if she said it was city or school authorities who instigated it. Something for children to do, during the lockdown, a joint project that respected social […]

The Mundenhof

Went to the zoo last weekend, COVID restrictions being raised enough for that. I could say I was underwhelmed, but that wouldn’t be fair. When my children were younger, we had a membership for the Toronto Zoo. It was a five-hour drive, yet we knew we would visit at least three times in a year, […]

Soundtrack to COVID-19

Having worked in the music industry off and on for most of the past 40 years or so, I’ve met a lot of musicians. Some have even become friends as we have interacted over a number of years and releases. Which means I have been very aware of the struggles my musical friends are facing […]

Something New Under The Moon

Just when you thought you had seen it all in this pandemic, someone manages to surprise you. Drive-in movies have been around for years. Drive-in church services have become somewhat commonplace in recent months, but a drive-in concert? Last week two major Christian artists announced they are hitting the road once more, two tours for […]

Start The Work Week Right

Some COVID-19 jokes for your Monday morning (or whatever time it is when you see this).

Thursday Fart Joke

My first thought was that six-year-old boys would probably roll on the floor in laughter – but only if they speak English. German children wouldn’t see the humor. It’s another holiday in Germany, one that I never remember being mentioned in Canada. It is Ascension Day. For some reason, until this week I never heard […]