Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pissed Me Off, Again

“A right must exist independently of its exercise,” – Rory O’Shea Was Here (2004) I usually try to be polite and mature in my writings.  I try to be as factual as I can and hopefully eliminate as much of my own bias as possible.  Then there are days like today where I run across a […]
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Let It Come

“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them” – George Eliot The passing of Kenny Baker caught my attention this weekend and created a tsunami of thought.  Although I remember many of Kenny’s movies I also remember him as a voice that spoke for disability rights and acceptance.  He may have […]
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Who Is the Choir?

“It always seems impossible until it’s done” – Nelson Mandela  What does it mean when someone says “you’re talking to the choir”?.  Lately when the conversation turns to access I get a lot of “it’s alright you are talking to the choir” comments until I ask them something like: Me – “Okay where could I send […]
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Boundaries Keep Moving

“It’s not the dog in the fight, it’s the fight in the dog that counts” In my last post I mention two stories that had caught my attention and went on to explain one of them.  That was the story regarding the Quebec restaurant and the patron with a serious allergy situation.  I touched on […]
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Shared Responsibility

“With Rights comes Responsibilities” Two stories grabbed my attention this week that I really need to speak out on.  The first was that unfortunate event in that Quebec restaurant.  Did the police go to far in arresting the server?  Initially I would have said yes until after watching some Facebook chatter. I was also hearing […]
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