Category Archives: Life

The Point

Life is never easy, not really, and not for anyone, and especially if you’re a person of color living within a colonized country. It honestly feels like we’re always living in an ongoing classic movie. The underdogs fighting the Borg, … Continue reading

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Monday Mirth; ‘Cause Friday Was 3 Days Ago

Τhe days are shorter and darker now, but we’re past the point where the light is back on its way so, yea, feeling a little on the lighter side. There comes that time in the year when you realize you’ve … Continue reading

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Mythical Drops of Blood; Pan-Indigenous Nations Don’t Exist

Calling oneself Indigenous or First Nations is equal to calling oneself European or African. Neither of these regions are a single culture. They are a multitude of nations, customs & traditions. So it is for the Indigenous in North America. … Continue reading

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Second Chances

25 years ago on this day, the impact two special friends had on my life was solidified. I send my love to all who knew them and felt the same. This is a reprise of something I published a few … Continue reading

Posted in All-Time Top Ten, Inspiration, Life, Life & Death, Reporting, Storytelling, Tribute, Writing | Tagged , , , | 32 Comments

Friday Funnies; ‘Cause We Forgot We Still Even Humour!

HOLY, bustling blow-up busy months, Batman! There’s barely been time to find a funny, let alone share. So, can we agree it’s about bloodish meme time, even if it looks like we’re gonna to have to take whatever we can … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Laughs, Life, Memes, Uncategorized | 8 Comments

Dejah, The Warrior

For my friend… In tribute to the amazing life and soul of her baby. ❤ Continue reading

Posted in All-Time Top Ten, Childhood Cancer, Heroes, Life, Life & Death, Non-Fiction, Tribute | Tagged , , , , | 33 Comments

The Mysterious Activist, *insert eyeroll here*

My previous post inspired a few good laughs about what stepping up for a cause is about. “Activists”. Who are these odd people on the news being called some version of ‘Post-Modern Social Marxists” or some such non-existent epithet? Community … Continue reading

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What’s Under a Fight to Do Right?

Sometimes I’m asked why do I bother to work for Indigenous causes, or any cause really, when it seems the odds against achievement are so damned overwhelming or insurmountable? Someone asked, “Why are you bothering to waste precious time”? It’s … Continue reading

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Indigenous Prayers – Poetic Haikus In Motion

Softly she enters The prayers of her music Ancestral healing RL ——————————————– A bold soul dances Rejuvenating spirits The grandfathers smile RL ——————————————– Ethereal calm Calling to the grandmothers Replenishing gifts RL ——————————————– A Warrior’s heart Gifted reverent power A … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Haiku, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Photos, Poetry, three line poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , | 8 Comments

Headline to Headline; Let’s Play

Big day in Canadian news today and this makes it a good day to play, which headline is real? “City of Victoria To Remove Statue of Depraved, Racist Drunk and Canada’s 1st Prime Minister” or “Sports Officials Unable to Find … Continue reading

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