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
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
Yeah, so BC is on fire. Again. 10 years of this oppressive heat & ash-filled lungs trend and of course, Canada decides it’s a perfect excuse to build a highly toxic, combustible pipeline through the path of the most fire … Continue reading
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
I went a little rogue on the Friday funny business because I was completely occupied with birthday frivolity that started on Thursday and coasted me right into this morning. It was a blast, no ragrets, ready to start the newest … Continue reading
I got another email from Adriana today. At first I was annoyed at her repetitive messages. However, now as the months have gone by, I am starting to worry about her. She really doesn’t seem to be able to move forward in life.
She said she chatted with me quite a bit on Facebook before I deleted her. I can honestly say, I don’t recall any of that. Nothing, nada, zip. She does admit a little further in the letter that maybe she only chatted with me a couple of times. I wonder if this was while I was on those serious morphine drips.
She keeps saying … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Junk Mail, Lighter Side, Uncategorized
Tagged Adriana, Chat, Facebook, junk email, Morphine, Online chat, VIP, Web chat
“Mom – mom come here now – a crow just grabbed a robin in the air!” I ran to the front window to join my son, who was staring wide-eyed at what was taking place in our front yard. There … Continue reading
Posted in Coping, Grief, Inspiration, Life, Life & Death, Storytelling, Uncategorized, WPLongform
Tagged birds, rebirth, Survival, symbolism
I think it was one of those weeks that work to kick off a great Mother’s Day weekend: Car Trouble Tuesday, Winless Lotto Wednesday, last Saturday threat of arrest. Yeah, this > < close, but no cuffs after all. This Saturday will likely… (click on link to see rest of meme thrills) Continue reading
In Part 1, I shared my unintended practise run in taking ‘bold action’, as it’s called when one is willing to step in and interfere with business as usual. I’m referring to the Kinder Morgan (KM) case to build a bitumen … Continue reading
I went to Burnaby Mountain on May 5th with the intention to support efforts and possibly even get arrested in protest of Kinder Morgan’s plan to build a new pipeline. However, by the end of this day, what I’d received … Continue reading