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The Unexpected Legacy

“I have had dreams and I have had nightmares, but I conquered my nightmares because of my dreams” – Jonas Salk In 1952 Dr. Jonas Salk introduced the first polio vaccine.  He was so convinced of its effectiveness that he … Continue reading

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Words Through the Ages

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost CONFESSIONS – I have been around for a long time and I have seen a lot of change, some good, some not … Continue reading

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As Time Slips By

“Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by economic structures that creates huge inequalities” – Pope Francis I can’t believe how quickly fall is coming upon us.  My body is certainly making me aware. … Continue reading

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Regulating Common Sense

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense” – Gertrude Stein It would appear my rant last week regarding what constitutes a “disabled parking spot” was partially heard.  The City Manager of Parks Operation … Continue reading

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Colour Me Pissed Off

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothings going to get better.  It’s not” – Dr. Seuss, The Lorax   I am so pissed off today it’s best I let the optics speak to my point otherwise my … Continue reading

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One Voice Speaking

“If I were to remain silent, I’d be guilty of complicity” – Albert Einstein In light of the tragedy out of Charlottesville last week I feel the need to speak out a bit.  You cannot point at any one event … Continue reading

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Reliving the “Dream”…Access

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer” – Bruce Lee Well let’s start off with the good news of the week.  The new BC government is re-instating the … Continue reading

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