The Aging Challenge

"Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength" - Betty Friedan Having spent all of my life with a disability I have learnt never to take anything for granted.  If I accepted every "assumption" that had been thrown in my direction I probably wouldn't be where I am today.  With … Continue reading The Aging Challenge

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

Crappy Way to End the Week

"If you don't know history, then you don't know anything.  You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part of a tree." - Michael Crichton Happy Easter or whatever celebration you celebrate at this time of the year.  My Easter morning experience involved extricating myself from between the wall and the toilet in my … Continue reading Crappy Way to End the Week

The Decomposition of Healthcare…

Today is Canada's Thanksgiving which is a little different from the American equivalent, still six weeks away.  It's a time for families to get together, enjoy each others company for maybe that one time a year, stuff themselves with turkey and other good foods while giving thanks for various aspects of their lives.  One big … Continue reading The Decomposition of Healthcare…