Monthly Archives: December 2016

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

THE CONTRARIAN   Another positive sign for Dryden’s future, the emergence of a ‘Young Professionals” group. Sheila Wilson, one of our own who has come back to Dryden with her degree and her Dryden enthusiasm was guest speaker at Rotary … Continue reading

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THE CHRISTMAS CONCERT

THE CONTRARIAN   Let’s think back to rural life in a simpler time, when your local community was defined by your local school, generally one room, often purchased as a kit from Eaton’s catalog and assembled by local volunteers. These … Continue reading

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RUNNING OUT OF RESOURCES

  THE CONTRARIAN   It’s the foundation of our economy – every aspect of life depends on it, without it, our civilization is in danger of crumbling. We are in danger of running out of it; known reserves are limited, … Continue reading

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AN ELEVENTH PROVINCE

  THE CONTRARIAN A page from Willy Brant’s Diary–   Have you ever had one of those nights where your brain keeps wandering from subject to subject, and you wonder when you will sleep? That was me last night.  I thought … Continue reading

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PIGGYPHOBIA

  A PAGE FROM WILLY BRANT’S DIARY So the sermon at church this morning was all about equality, we are all equal in God’s eyes, and need to treat each other so. I thought about my Norwegian relative who vehemently … Continue reading

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