Remembrance Day 2019

"I am a Canadian, free to speak without fear, free to worship in my own way, free to stand for what I think right, free to oppose what I believe wrong, or free to choose those who shall govern my country. This heritage of freedom I pledge to uphold for myself and all mankind."—John Diefenbaker … Continue reading Remembrance Day 2019

The Road Forward, The Path Behind

"One can talk good and shower down roses, but it's the receiver who has to walk through the thorns, and all its false expectations" - Anthony Liccione  I just read an article by a Chris Lenart describing the involvement of fathers in the lives of their disabled child.  I don't know Chris personally and there is … Continue reading The Road Forward, The Path Behind

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

Izing the Memories of Life

"Yesterday is but today's memory, and tomorrow is today's dream" - Khalil Gibran  Just a quick Friday afternoon feelings article.  A short review of "izing's" and something that Khalil Gibran made me realize many years ago.  His writings had a major impact on me in the late 60's and into my college years.  So just … Continue reading Izing the Memories of Life

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 … Continue reading Canada Day 2017 – Embracing Change