Tag Archives: independent living

Does Pride Trump Dignity?

“Self respect is the fruit of discipline; the sense of dignity grows with the ability to say no to oneself” – Abraham Joshua Heschel One of the demons I have been battling of late is the issue of dignity versus … Continue reading

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When Independence Isn’t Worth It…

“The best way to take control over a people and control them utterly is to take a little of their freedom at a time, to erode rights by a thousand tiny and almost imperceptible reductions. In this way, the people … Continue reading

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Words Through the Ages

“In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on” – Robert Frost CONFESSIONS – I have been around for a long time and I have seen a lot of change, some good, some not … Continue reading

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As Time Slips By

“Human rights are not only violated by terrorism, repression or assassination, but also by economic structures that creates huge inequalities” – Pope Francis I can’t believe how quickly fall is coming upon us.  My body is certainly making me aware. … Continue reading

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Perceiving Access

“There are things known and there are things unknown, and in between are the doors of perception” – Aldous Huxley Anytime I can open with a Huxley quote I am happy.  In my mind Huxley was brilliant, overcoming his own … Continue reading

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Regulating Common Sense

“Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense” – Gertrude Stein It would appear my rant last week regarding what constitutes a “disabled parking spot” was partially heard.  The City Manager of Parks Operation … Continue reading

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Reliving the “Dream”…Access

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer” – Bruce Lee Well let’s start off with the good news of the week.  The new BC government is re-instating the … Continue reading

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