Remembrance Day 2019

"I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind."—John Diefenbaker … Continue reading Remembrance Day 2019

Public Safety over Fiscal Responsibility isn’t Really Responsible

"Home is where the heart is, home is where believe we are safe" - Terry Wiens (2019) I love Calgary. Calgary is my home. I've left it many times, sometimes for career purposes and a few times just to go on a crazy adventure. However every time I leave I eventually find myself returning. And … Continue reading Public Safety over Fiscal Responsibility isn’t Really Responsible

When Will We Learn, a Life Lesson

" A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots" - Marcus Garvey I must admit this current measles outbreak has me a little concerned. What has me even more concerned is how quickly people forget the past and from what I have observed history seems … Continue reading When Will We Learn, a Life Lesson

The Road Forward, The Path Behind

"One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver who has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations" - Anthony Liccione  I just read an article by a Chris Lenart describing the involvement of fathers in the lives of their disabled child.  I don't know Chris personally and there is … Continue reading The Road Forward, The Path Behind

The Awakening

Alphabet of Despair Abandoned by friends, Abandoned by wife, Abandoned by children, Abandoned by life. Betrayed by his feelings, Betrayed by his drive, Betrayed by his body, Betrayed can’t survive. Captured by torture, Captured by loss, Captured by drugs, Captured by sauce. Destroyed by his blindness, Destroyed by his lust, Destroyed by his ignorance, Destroyed … Continue reading The Awakening