Writing From Frustration

(A variant quote) - "It's easier to ask forgiveness than to get permission" - Grace Hopper With the writ finally coming down for the next federal election it is time to start writing again. I have ignore my writing all summer while I took on other challenges only to realize my absence of expression only … Continue reading Writing From Frustration

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

Canada Day Celebration 2019 – what is it?

"Canada is the only country in the world that knows how to live without an identity." - Marshall McLuhan It is Canada Day and the country is celebrating. Large, joyous celebrations from coast to coast to coast. That day of the year dedicated to what it means to be Canadian and express our joy of … Continue reading Canada Day Celebration 2019 – what is it?

Political Promises, Vote Baits

“Those who don't value their words, will never value your wishes.” ― Amit Kalantri I have put off writing for a week while my brain adjusted to the realities of the latest provincial election. In between writing this and the outcome of a very disruptive election period in Alberta was Easter. I am not a "religious" person … Continue reading Political Promises, Vote Baits

PUSHING THE REFRESH BUTTON

"The process of empowerment cannot be simplistic defined in accordance with our own particular class interest. We must learn to lift as we climb". ANGELA DAVIES COURTESY OF GLENBOW ARCHIVES (Calgary early 60's when the Palliser Hotel was the high structure in the city Well for the sixth time in my life I have returned … Continue reading PUSHING THE REFRESH BUTTON