Why We Beat Ourselves Up

Just got back from lunch with a friend and some in-depth discussion on the upcoming UCP leadership vote also making them the Premier (for the time being). The apparent front runner, Danielle Smith, wants to turn the clock back to the days of a monarchy. Frightening, that a women so out of touch with reality … Continue reading Why We Beat Ourselves Up

Growing Up as the Cardiac Monitor

"One of the most interesting things about science fiction and fantasy is the way that the genres can offer different perspectives on matters to do with the body, the mind, medical technology, and the way we live our lives." - Tansy Rayner Roberts It feels odd using an opening quote that reflects the subject matter … Continue reading Growing Up as the Cardiac Monitor

What Are We Doing…or not doing?

“Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet that did not commit suicide.” - John Adams Junior Red Cross Hospital for Crippled Children (1957) The above quote was attributed to former President John Adams in in 1765. I feel it is applicable today as it … Continue reading What Are We Doing…or not doing?

Do People “Think” for Themselves Anymore

"Until the great mass of the people shall be filled with a sense of responsibility for each other's welfare , social justice can never be attained" - Helen Keller I have been pretty quiet of late, in big part due to "compassion fatigue" and, in part, because I am bordering on just succumbing to the … Continue reading Do People “Think” for Themselves Anymore