Remembering Wilson

"A lot of you cared, just not enough" - Jay Asher, 13 Reasons Why CONFESSIONS - It is that time of year again when the idyllic days of summer begin to fade and we re-immerse ourselves into  the early trappings of fall.  This particular year we went from a record breaking heat wave in Calgary … Continue reading Remembering Wilson

Does Political Correctness Change Racism? (updated and edited 2022)

And I quote, Mary Church Terrell, clubwoman, businesswoman, activist, 1906 "The chasm between the principles upon which this Government was founded ... and those which are daily practiced under the protection of the flag, yawns so wide and deep." — end quote, A friend recently told me, in reference to the numbers of unmarked graves being … Continue reading Does Political Correctness Change Racism? (updated and edited 2022)

Bullying and Role Modelling

This country is yet again deeply disturbed over another teen suicide.  Rehtaeh Parsons, the most recent high profile teen suicide, has pushed Canadians into an emotional high gear and it should.  Prime Minister Stephen Harper has weighted in on this stating as a father he is “sickened” by what he refers to as the alleged … Continue reading Bullying and Role Modelling