There were a couple of interesting items in Prince George last week. BC Hydro held an open house on the Site C dam proposal and the Canadian Wind Energy Association announced that the Prince George area is ripe for wind energy.
No one should be surprised that former UNBC president Dr. Don Cozzetto will receive a severance package of about $493,000. This type of compensation for high-ranking officials has been going on for years. Cozzetto's compensation may be a little richer than some, isn't unusual. For example, should the city's top administrator or the school district's top person suddenly depart, the severance package would be six figures. Of that, there is no doubt.
Dick Colarosa is known to his classic-car buddies as "metallic man." Not because he wears shiny suits. In fact, he prefers coveralls. The name sticks because of his love of shiny metallic finishes on his refurbished vehicles.
Over two thousand years ago, Cicero referred to eyes as interpreters of the face’. More recently, French writers spoke of eyes as mirrors of the soul’. These references, though philosophical, suggest some interesting connections to practical dog training. Dogs express their moods and intentions overtly with body language. They stiffen and stand erect before expressing aggression. Their ritualized down posture displays submission. But, their eyes send subtle messages, which can...