Budget cuts send duty travel
to the chopping board.
Rima to cancel her study trip to B.C.;
Pierre isn’t going to the conference;
Karla will skip this year’s stakeholders’ meeting.
The Director General
wants these changes processed, signed
by end of day Tuesday,
before he leaves
(Editor’s note: poet Shai Ben-Shalom, an Israeli-born biologist, examines current events in the Blacklock’s tradition each and every Sunday)