Caption: Tom and Ricky Connerty and their daughters Keira, age 7, and Ayra, 4, stand with their meat goat herd at their farm near Centreville. The family raises specialty-breed chickens and meat goats. They sell farm-fresh eggs and are preparing to add pigs and rabbits to their diverse farm.

Connerty Meadows Farm keen to grow local food

“The only way that somebody is going to survive at (farming) small scale is that people within the area are going to demand it,” he said. “People are going to get to the point where they’re not going to want to (buy from the store) imported foods.”

22409 Tom Connerty – Article


Q&A 13337 Lt.-Gen. Stuart Beare



Military retreating on diversity targets after failing to meet recruiting goals for minorities, women

“If we reduce the goals, then they don’t have to strive as hard to reach them,” she said. “And we may end up in a situation where the Canadian military no longer reflects Canadian society. And that’s bad news no matter what country you live in.”

16685 Chantal Fraser  Article


Soldier remembered as leader, family man

“He played hard and he worked hard,” Maj. Jennifer Causey, Bobbitt’s second-in-command, said in a news conference on Thursday. “Lt.-Col. Bobbitt was a leader we all aspire to be.”

21407 Jennifer Causey (nee Wall) Article


Tribute to: 126 Supt. Philip Primrose – entered RMC in 1881 Article


University of Texas at Austin 2014 Commencement Address

Great video

inspirational moment. Doesn’t that all sound familiar…

· Make your bed

· Paddle together

· Size doesn’t matter

· Life isn’t fair

· You will sometimes fail

· Take calculated risks

· Stand up to bullies

. Stay calm

· Dare to hope

· Avoid temptation