Category Archives: Otherkind

Living things who share the world with Bearkind.

The Polar Bear: From Nanook of the North to Knut the Baby Polar Bear

  Of Polar Bears. As the Water Rises, Their Prospects Fall.   You may have heard of Senator Nicole Eaton’s recent suggestion to re-designate Canada’s National Animal from the industrious Beaver to the mighty Polar Bear.  It’s a cultural change with … Continue reading

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KENNY ROGERS ROASTERS CHICKEN BREAST RECIPES: Best Restaurant Recipes for Home Cooking

  KENNY ROGERS ROASTERS IS MY FAVE RESTAURANT – AND HERE ARE MY FAVE KR ROASTERS RECIPES! “People know I like to sing,” Country music legend Kenny Rogers once said. “What they don’t know is I like to cook or … Continue reading

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Cracker Barrel Restaurant Recipes for Home Cooking

I’m a Down-home cook and so my fave restaurants tend to have a country flavour.  Remember Kenny Roger’s Roasters?  And the Colonel’s back in the day? The first Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Restaurant opened in Tennessee in 1969. Dan … Continue reading

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My Fave Atlantic Seafood Recipes: Lobster chowder – Atlantic Scallops au Gratin – Baked Stuffed Haddock

  My Fave Atlantic Seafood Recipes     I’ve been asked, “What do you love to cook at home, Brian?” Well, I’m a Maritime Canadian.  The Atlantic Ocean is just over there.  I loved cooking seafood in restaurants for years, … Continue reading

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RAISING CHICKENS: 5 Reasons to Build a Backyard Chicken Coop

5 Reasons to Raise Chickens & Build a Coop Thinking of raising your very own chickens? Why not?  Building a great chicken coop to house little yellow poultry chicks has become a growing, popular — and profitable — new backyard … Continue reading

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FEED THE BIRDS: Make Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding

Edible Christmas Tree for Bird Feeding It’s here!  Winter.  In the True North, we’re seeing shorter winters.  Climate Change: along the coastlines, warming oceans are keeping back some of that Arctic air.  One result is the slow drifting of more … Continue reading

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DREAM DICTIONARY: What Your 12 Most Common Dreams Mean

    12 Most Common Dreams “Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves.” – Dr. Erich Fromm I’ve always had a fascination with the meaning of dreams, especially after a long yarn with science fiction and … Continue reading

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ORNITHANTHROPUS — the Winged Human in Dream, Myth & Literature

    Ornithanthropus – The Winged Human NOTE: This posting is dedicated to the memory of editor Ejler Jakobsson, with deepest gratitude. Even though I published my Science Fantasy story “Ornithanthropus” way back in 1971, I’m still getting comments on … Continue reading

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OUT OF MY FATHER’S SHAVING BOX: Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & Liberation of Holland

  Out of My Father’s Shaving Box     Dad’s War, Algonquin Regiment & the Liberation of Holland   “This is yours now, Brian. He wanted you to have it.” And my mother handed me an old wooden shaving kit … Continue reading

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HOME COOKING: Chick-fil-A’s Best Chicken Recipes You Can Do Home

Chefs constantly run down “fast food” restaurants (in the industry, they’re referred to as “Quick Food”).  But here’s a secret: It’s something a lot of chefs won’t admit: but this ol’ cook does it — I like to recreate some … Continue reading

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