Tag Archives: disability aging

On the Issue of Survival

“It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change” – Leon C. Megginson Many years ago I read a number of books written by Leon Megginson, an academic considered by many as a business guru.  The first one was written in 1972 entitled “Personnel – […]
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Creeping Acceptance

“The first step towards change is awareness.  The second step is acceptance” – Nathaniel Branden I took a few days off following Canada Day, in part, to avoid the current heat wave but also to rest the body.  Increased fatigue seems to be the flavour of 2017 and it does take a bit longer these […]
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2017 – Better or Bitter

“I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself.” – Rita Mae Brown Happy New Year and am I ever glad 2016 is finally in my rearview mirror.  I have some friends who had an exceptional 2016, Eugene Stickland for example, congrats buddy.  When I knew Eugene a few years back in […]
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Pissed Me Off, Again

“A right must exist independently of its exercise,” – Rory O’Shea Was Here (2004) I usually try to be polite and mature in my writings.  I try to be as factual as I can and hopefully eliminate as much of my own bias as possible.  Then there are days like today where I run across a […]
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When the Epiphany Hits…

I was in the middle of a Christmas event yesterday, courtesy of the Downtown Nanaimo Business Improvement Association, when an interaction took place that created an epiphany moment.  Although it was a general public event there were a number of persons there with disabilities.  However, unlike myself, every other wheelchair dependent person there had an […]
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