Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dumbing Down Education

One of my primary duties when I worked for government was writing policy and position papers.  One of the axioms we always adhered to, and has been around for an awful long time, was to write anything for the public at what was considered a grade eight reading level.  That all made sense before we […]
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Pots, Pans and Dreams

Jan 21/13 – I spend fifteen minutes yesterday washing maybe 40 square feet of kitchen floor.  Fifteen minutes with a mop for a room maybe five feet wide (I can get through it in my wheelchair but don’t ask me to turn around in it) and eight feet long.  How lost in thought do you […]
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The Effects of Cabin Fever

Today is day five of cabin fever.  Between the snow and the temperatures wheelchair travel is discouraged.  Now I am not saying that everybody with a disability hibernates in the winter but it certainly does tug at my recessive sloth gene.  So here I am at 11:45 in the AM of day five watching the […]
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Arrogance Kills

  My level of exasperation with the Harper government has reached new heights.  Their arrogance has hit an all time high with the issue over the fake parts in our military Hercules transport aircraft.  When questioned about counterfeit computer chips in military aircraft Julian Fantino, who was associate minister of defense at the time, smugly shrugged his shoulders while […]
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