Tag Archives: advocacy

As Bob Dylan would tell you…

Confessions time –  I have been following this online thread recently where they discuss all things disabled blah, blah, blah however one of the recurring themes is attitude.  No surprise but it got me to thinking last night.  I remember giving my first “attitude adjustment” to someone when I was fifteen years old. This was in […]
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Re-imagining Healthcare

Confession, I must admit I was a little rattled to read about the health care costs being unsustainable with the advancing tsunami of seniors, not only on the horizon but lapping up the beach.  And let me tell you I can’t create a scarier picture than some all-inclusive resort filled with beaches of 70 year olds […]
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Access Activists

I have always appreciated this comment by the late Mr. King Jr.   I have been an activist for the better part of my life but at the time the term “disciplined nonconformists” meant little to me, it just sounded cool.  I was really too young (probably about 17) to understand the negativity around the […]
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I’M PISSED OFF!

I am really PISSED OFF and I need to say something.  If I don’t it will just turn into buried anger which is a highway to bitterness and I don’t relish the idea of being that “bitter old man down the hall”.  Anyway I am no Rick Mercer but I will rant anyway. I just finished […]
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Bullying the Gimp

Let me start off by commenting on the title of this article.  I have used the term “gimp” for the past sixty years and I am not going to change now just so I can be politically correct.  I am known to be political but no one has ever accused me of being “politically correct”. […]
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Red Tape Parade Sweep Up

I have been very negligence of late in my writings and for that I apologize to those good folks who took the time to subscribe to my site.  Over the past two months I have written four training modules for the Alberta government which is where my writing time has gone.  With that contract done […]
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