Tag Archives: independence

Canada Day 2017 – Embracing Change

“We don’t develop courage by being happy everyday.  We develop it by surviving difficult times and challenging adversity” – Barbara de Angelis What does Canada Day mean to me?  Well according to my mother it is the 64th anniversary of my polio diagnosis and the beginning of the 1953 polio induced summer of silence so to […]
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Being Your Own Media

“Just remember, once you’re over the hill you begin to pick up speed.” – Arthur Schopenhauer It has been such a crazy week I am more inclined to withdraw than report on it.  However one does not generate much awareness by sitting in a corner mumbling.  In this new time of “post truth” and “alternative […]
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Good Intentions

I have come to realize over the years that most people, contrary to the news, are basically good people with good intentions.  I mention the good intentions as that has been one of the biggest barriers throughout my life.  Almost everything I’m aware of that has been done to build a more inclusive society has […]
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