Tag Archives: inclusion

The Poster Child Philosophy

“A commitment made to a child should be a commitment for life” – Terry Wiens (on the subject of Poster Children) How many times does a picture of some cute animal or cute child show up on your Facebook wall?  … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Let It Come

“Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them” – George Eliot The passing of Kenny Baker caught my attention this weekend and created a tsunami of thought.  Although I remember many of Kenny’s movies I also … Continue reading

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Boundaries Keep Moving

“It’s not the dog in the fight, it’s the fight in the dog that counts” In my last post I mention two stories that had caught my attention and went on to explain one of them.  That was the story … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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School’s Back In

School opened this week for most kids in BC and my grandson attended his first day.  It was 24 years ago that my son, the taller of the two, entered his first day of school.  It was the same year … Continue reading

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