We all have a past. We all made choices that maybe weren’t the best ones. None of us are completely innocent but, we all get a fresh start every day to be a better person than we were yesterday. - Anonymous Another one of those 5am awakenings. I woke up, partly from the heat, but … Continue reading I’m Back, I’m Pissed and I’m Confused
New Decade, New Direction
I just got back in from a quick wheel around the community. It is still warm enough (the sun is bright) to do a good wheel and not lose too much air out of my tires. However, based on the numbness of my fingertips it was chillier than I thought. But they are forecasting a … Continue reading New Decade, New Direction
Activist or Advocate?
Advocacy is often seen as working “within the system” whereas activism is seen as working “outside the system” to generate change. I think this is really useful, as clearly the role or issue can shift from one to the other. - Author unknown #SpeakOut, make your voice heard, silence only supports injustices I have fifty years experience as … Continue reading Activist or Advocate?
Alberta’s Spectre of Trumpism
"The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man is threatened" - John F Kennedy I know I promised to do an article on my perspective of the changing education system in Alberta and I will. However I will save it for my Monday meanderings post because right now I want … Continue reading Alberta’s Spectre of Trumpism
Writing From Frustration
(A variant quote) - "It's easier to ask forgiveness than to get permission" - Grace Hopper With the writ finally coming down for the next federal election it is time to start writing again. I have ignore my writing all summer while I took on other challenges only to realize my absence of expression only … Continue reading Writing From Frustration