As luck would have it, part way there we drove right into a protest. There’s no way the driver could have known — there were no signs, no indication of a march and we didn’t see them approaching until we were more than half Continue reading
It’s horrifying as far as I’m concerned. Horrifying, disgusting, despicable, tasteless, outrageous and a prime example of the greed that seems to have overtaken us. Amazon.ca is selling an e-book written by one of the most evil, sick, twisted individuals ever.
I don’t know who over there made the decision to accept it, but here’s what I think of that decision. And the book.
Paul Bernardo who, in 1995, was sentenced to life with no chance of parole for 25 years, brutally raped and killed two teenagers in St. Catharines, Ontario. Leslie Mahaffy was 14 and Kristen French was 15. He also admitted to raping 14 other women in Scarborough, a Toronto Continue reading
Do not ask your children
to strive for extraordinary lives.
Such striving may seem admirable,
but it is a way of foolishness.
Help them instead to find the wonder
and the marvel of an ordinary life.
Show them the joy of tasting
tomatoes, apples and pears.
Show them how to cry
when pets and people die.
Show them the infinite pleasure
in the touch of a hand.
And make the ordinary come alive for them.
The extraordinary will take care of itself.
I cannot tell you how much I love this. A fellow WordPress blogger and Facebook friend of mine recently posted it on her timeline; and I haven’t been able to get
I’m taking a big risk, here, you know. By the time you finish reading this post, you may think I’m totally out of my mind. But I wouldn’t be me, if I let that stop me from speaking my mind. So here goes.
Have you ever wondered why so many ‘bad’ things seem to be happening, one on top of another? The financial crisis that just won’t go away, for example. And whenever we think there might be a little light at the end of that long, dark, terrifying tunnel, it rears its ugly head somewhere else in the world. And what about all those absolutely bizarre, never-before-experienced weather patterns.
Tsunamis, earthquakes, tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, ice storms, hail storms, dust storms and floods that are wiping out towns and villages and cities, states, islands and even parts of countries. Leaving total devastation in their wake.
Terrible political unrest. Civil disobedience. Riots. Looting. Shooting. Bombing. Blasting. Killing. Maiming. Mayhem. Horrific acts of terrorism. Senseless acts, committed by extremists who have no respect Continue reading