OK. I’m a child of the fifties, but I grew up through the sixties, seventies and eighties, finally getting married on the cusp of the nineties, but I’ve never been one to enjoy karaoke. All of my musical icons are from the sixties (the Beatles), seventies (Led Zeppelin), eighties (Eurythmics),… Continue reading
During my daily research, I encountered the blog Family Matters – Practical Parenting. In her blog, author Ronit Baras discusses the effective way animals raise and teach their young, leading by example. The video she included in her blog and which I’ve inserted below, shows a dog patiently going… Continue reading
Society’s view of male violence against women and children is a matter of presentation and perception.
Jackson Katz has an illuminating way of presenting the issue of male violence against women – and boys – and men.
He illustrated how even our language minimizes the perpetrator’s responsibility and underlines the… Continue reading
In about 1997, just after transferring to CFB Trenton, Ontario, we went to visit family in Havelock and stayed in a cabin (translation: shack) on our family waterfront (translation: swamp) property.
The kids adored the place and we all spent a lot of time fishing, boating, exploring and enjoying evening… Continue reading
Two days ago, I got ‘THE LETTER’ – the one from my employer, the federal Government of Canada, informing me that since my disability has now reached the two year mark, I must now make a tough decision.
Do I return to work?
Do I opt to take… Continue reading
Well, Mark did it again and sent me the link to this video with the suggestion to post it on my blog, so, here it is!
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I recently downloaded Lightroom 5 Beta to try Lightroom for the very first time. Lately I’ve been experimenting more and more with my photos and I’m amazed at what can be done with Lightroom and select free presets.
Yesterday, I had fun researching free presets and spent last evening and… Continue reading
Here’s another notification I recently received from Change.org. This one is very near and dear to my heart because I live in British Columbia, Canada. This is one of the best salmon fishing areas in the world – or at least it was until overfishing depleted our stocks so drastically.… Continue reading