A Good Day for a Drive…

I haven't been out recently so following an invitation to come to Duncan I decided what the hell.  It was a gorgeous day and I was well within my budget requirements.  Yes I have mileage budgets that I pay attention to. Based on my current budget and the price of gas I can drive about … Continue reading A Good Day for a Drive…

Does Political Correctness Change Racism? (updated and edited 2022)

And I quote, Mary Church Terrell, clubwoman, businesswoman, activist, 1906 "The chasm between the principles upon which this Government was founded ... and those which are daily practiced under the protection of the flag, yawns so wide and deep." — end quote, A friend recently told me, in reference to the numbers of unmarked graves being … Continue reading Does Political Correctness Change Racism? (updated and edited 2022)

A Long Life, A Short Illness

I have been following the Truth and Reconciliation Commission process for some time now.  Needless to say I was glued to Newsworld this morning when they released the final report.  I was very surprised to hear the final residential school didn't close down until 1996.  That is not ancient history.  Being raised in an institution … Continue reading A Long Life, A Short Illness