Living The Dream, Dodging the Nightmare

“The highest form of knowledge is empathy.” – Bill Bullard Seven years old, mom and dad behind me It has been a week of loss for many. Young Oilers fan, Ben Stelter, passed away at six years old. He was a die hard Oilers fan engaged in the battle for his life with cancer. He lost … Continue reading Living The Dream, Dodging the Nightmare

What Are We Doing…or not doing?

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” - John Adams Junior Red Cross Hospital for Crippled Children (1957) The above quote was attributed to former President John Adams in in 1765. I feel it is applicable today as it … Continue reading What Are We Doing…or not doing?

Do People “Think” for Themselves Anymore

"Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with a sense of responsibility for each other's welfare , social justice can never be attained" - Helen Keller I have been pretty quiet of late, in big part due to "compassion fatigue" and, in part, because I am bordering on just succumbing to the … Continue reading Do People “Think” for Themselves Anymore

A Day of Reflection

Different sense illicit different memories, moods and reflections. We are a collective of our senses and most don't realize that, simplicity is the preference - Terry Wiens (2022) https://videopress.com/v/Lof2s9qx?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true Concert in the park, Sunday was Palladio Music courtesy of the 17th Ave BIA The first Monday in August is a long weekend for many provinces. … Continue reading A Day of Reflection