Category Archives: Politics, Media & Mainstream

Ignoring Climate Change

I’m a little confused.  Frankly, I’m a lot confused.  The damaging effects of climate change are being felt the world over and if the scientists have it right – with the exception of those paid off by corporations to toe … Continue reading

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Mayoral Madness

I live in Toronto, Canada.  Sound familiar?  Perhaps you’ve heard of our mayor?  Rob Ford? I am inwardly groaning as I bring him to mind.  I am inwardly screaming at the thought that he’s running for re-election in October.  I … Continue reading

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City Mice & Country Mice

I’ve been thinking lately about the difference between city people and small-town people.  With respect to basic humanity, I think we’re all pretty much the same.  We want to love and be loved, feel safe and accepted, and be happy.  … Continue reading

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Beauty and Youth: Modern Day Values

The other day I saw a picture of an absolutely gorgeous, slightly overweight woman and the corresponding article labelled her a whale.  It’s no mystery that so many women have body issues and are dissatisfied with their looks.  Photographs of … Continue reading

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Stop the Insanity

Can’t we just agree that all human beings should have equal rights? I was utterly aghast the other day, to learn about a proposed bill in Kansas that would impose segregation between gay people and straight people in all areas … Continue reading

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Letter to the Olympians

Dear Olympic Athletes, Your commitment to excellence is deeply inspiring.  The power of the human spirit you exhibit unites us to your journeys.  Watching you, we band together as exuberant fellow teammates, making our hearts smile as we become instant … Continue reading

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Exposed!

I came late to Facebook.  I remember hearing about it years ago and people raving ecstatically about reconnecting with friends from high school and kindergarten.  As I nodded and smiled and oohed and aahed, I inwardly cowered at the very … Continue reading

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