Is Being a Pioneer Worth It?

"In a word I was a pioneer, and therefore had to blaze my own trail" - Major Taylor  There's a light fog out there today, maybe better described as a mist but enough that you know the horizon is there but you can't quite make it out.  That same fogginess has been clouding my mind … Continue reading Is Being a Pioneer Worth It?

Shared Responsibility

"With Rights comes Responsibilities" Two stories grabbed my attention this week that I really need to speak out on.  The first was that unfortunate event in that Quebec restaurant.  Did the police go to far in arresting the server?  Initially I would have said yes until after watching some Facebook chatter. I was also hearing … Continue reading Shared Responsibility

You Call This a Break

The Premier of British Columbia, Christy Clark, made much adieu this past week regarding increases to disability income assistance.   In the Budget speech the provincial Finance Minister, Michael DeJong, stated "This won’t eliminate the challenges those living with disabilities face, and it won’t suddenly make life easier, but we hope it will make life … Continue reading You Call This a Break

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 … Continue reading As Bob Dylan would tell you…