Doug Bell

Doug posted 176 stories to Yukon News.
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CONTEMPLATION The Greening Maze … So, how big is yours? Your carbon footprint in the sky? Our cadre of national eminencies, elected,…

  • Feb 21st, 2008 4:00am


 ‘Life is like a hot bath,” writes Robbert Oustin. “It feels good while you’re in it, but the longer you stay in, the…

  • Feb 14th, 2008 4:00am


Killer cold! That’s sure the message all over TV and across Canada this week. Some ‘good-old-days’ experiences are often great…

  • Jan 31st, 2008 4:00am


Getting up at dawn . . . Down south, the small talk over morning coffee often includes the question: “What time do you get up at home in…

  • Jan 24th, 2008 4:00am


The lure of statistics … If you’re on the net, idiot sightings, or the equivalent, are common, such as this one about stoplight buzzers.

  • Jan 17th, 2008 4:00am


A healthy prosperous 2008 to Yukoners everywhere! May your flight into the new year be C A V U (ceiling and visibility unlimited)! May you meet…

  • Jan 10th, 2008 4:00am


Agog about grog … “There’s many a toast I’d like to say, If I could only think it; So fill your glass to anything, And,…

  • Dec 13th, 2007 4:00am


Yesterday may be past, but it is not done with. (Francis Gay 1959) Square pegs in round holes, or is it the other way around? It was the story of…

  • Dec 6th, 2007 4:00am


 The invariable mark of wisdom is seeing the miraculous in the common. (Ralph Waldo Emerson) The Terrible Twos … “You may have…

  • Nov 29th, 2007 4:00am


The Ultimate Thing … The ultimate promise if you buy the ultimate thing is it will improve your quality of life.

  • Nov 22nd, 2007 4:00am


 “Once a new idea springs into existence, it cannot be unthought. There is a sense of immortality in a new idea.

  • Nov 15th, 2007 4:00am


Only two things are infinite. The universe and human stupidity. And I am not sure about the former. (Albert Einstein.

  • Nov 8th, 2007 4:00am


Wisdom has never made a bigot, but learning has. (Josh Billings) “Children and zip fasteners do not respond to force” That expression,…

  • Nov 1st, 2007 3:00am


Echoing CBC’s spin, this is an encore presentation. (It’s a repeat.) It came to hand courtesy of a friend who’d kept it awhile…

  • Oct 25th, 2007 3:00am


A rhyme: The typographical error is a slippery thing and sly, You can hunt till you are dizzy, but it somehow will get by.

  • Oct 18th, 2007 3:00am


New Yukon law Real Government Acronyms … OOPS — Occasionless Ordered Preemptive Strike.

  • Oct 11th, 2007 3:00am


Brain cells come and brain cells go, but fat cells live forever. Common courtesy, where are you? … Yes sir, it’s not surprising, with…

  • Oct 4th, 2007 3:00am


‘The noblest of all dogs is the hotdog. It feeds the hand that bites it.” (Laurence J. Peter) “Persuasion is logic on fire.

  • Sep 27th, 2007 3:00am


Keep your elbows off the table . . .  “For those of you who like this sort of place this is the sort of place you like,” read the…

  • Sep 20th, 2007 3:00am


Our weird, wacky, wonderful world  … China accounts for 73 per cent of the world’s beer consumption, according to the Wall Street…

  • Sep 13th, 2007 3:00am