Speak Up

I truly thought my days of writing were behind me. I still continue to write for myself however I haven't been sharing it. When you have no one at home to discuss how your day went you either bottle it up or write it down. Bottling it turns it into a disease, I know I … Continue reading Speak Up

Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence

"When you are fighting for social justice, one of my biggest pet peeves is speaking out of ignorance" - Eva Longoria  I have spend a life-time as an activist and an advocate for social justice.  In that time I have also worked, maintained a career, raised a family and accomplished all of this with a … Continue reading Redefining Social Justice – Part 1 Convergence

Who Is Responsible…We Are

"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter" - Winston Churchill I have been watching some of the online news coverage of the March Across America movement and one of the words that is providing a common thread is "hope".  I find a certain sadness in that.  These kids should … Continue reading Who Is Responsible…We Are

Generational Gaps Killed Sears

"Most people don't grow up.  Most people age.  They find parking spaces, honour their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity.  What that is, is aging." - Maya Angelou Growing up as a baby-boomer the arrival of the Sears Christmas Wish catalogue was one of the simple joys of the time.  The Sears closure … Continue reading Generational Gaps Killed Sears