A Letter to a Love Lost

My sweet one, I return these to you in the same way they were meant and that was one of gentleness and caring.  The very make up of them reminded me of the fragile nature of your soul.  The watch represented the time I hoped to spend with you in my lifetime and the chain … Continue reading A Letter to a Love Lost

Growing Up as the Cardiac Monitor

"One of the most interesting things about science fiction and fantasy is the way that the genres can offer different perspectives on matters to do with the body, the mind, medical technology, and the way we live our lives." - Tansy Rayner Roberts It feels odd using an opening quote that reflects the subject matter … Continue reading Growing Up as the Cardiac Monitor

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