After the Poster Child…

Two things have come together in the past week which has encouraged me to write a bit more.  Steven Bertrand, a younger advocate acquaintance of mine in Victoria, send me a note telling me he has been asked to write an operational manual for a service the City of Victoria provides.  That speaks well to … Continue reading After the Poster Child…

Moving Forward with Focus

My last writing proved very cathartic for me.  The numbness of the American election is beginning to wear off and the reality is settling in.  As a life long activist I spent almost three weeks questioning my purpose while letting doubt seep into the crevices of my mind.  Some of that doubt comes amidst a sudden … Continue reading Moving Forward with Focus

Reframing the Senate

"Democracy cannot succeed unless those who express their choice are prepared to chose wisely.  The real safeguard of democracy, therefore, is education."  - Franklin D. Roosevelt I was just catching a snippet on the news regarding the newly appointed Senators.  Of course some are already up in arms over it but there are more knowledgeable individuals/groups … Continue reading Reframing the Senate