Monthly Archives: December 2013

The New Extended Family – Facebook

People that know me know what a techie freak I am.  Since I am from the border generation (those over 55) people tell me I am an anomaly when it comes to technology with many of my friends coming to me for advice in regards to their computer issues.  And for the uninitiated, the world […]
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It’s Not as Simple as it Looks!

Following a great Christmas with family and a close friend coming for New Year’s it’s time to squeeze in one little rant.  I can’t really say it is another matter of the right hand not knowing what the left hand is doing.  It’s more indicative of further erosion of our rights and that right was […]
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Merry Christmas 2013

Another Christmas is just about upon us and it is a time of year that has a very different meaning for me.  I spend more Christmases in the Alberta Children’s Hospital then I did with my family.  The Children’s Hospital did everything they could to arrange passes so as many kids as possible could go […]
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Changing Times, Failing Joints

Everyone has points in their life when realities can no longer be ignored.  My most recent epiphany hit me yesterday and it is a hard one to accept.  As a polio survivor my independence has always been on the top of my list of importance, some have told me to a fault.  There were points […]
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Support Services Spelt SUICIDE!

This morning I read about potentially the fourth suicide in less than ten days by another member of the Canadian military.  There are suspicion that all four were dealing with PTSD.  Yesterday Liberal Senator Roméo Dallaire, a true Canadian hero in my opinion, had a minor fender bender on his way to the Senate.  With […]
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