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Activism or Anti-Activism?

“What’s good for the goose is good for the gander.” – anon We are lucky to live in a country where we are allowed to freely express our opinions and even hold legal protests to demonstrate our commitment to our caus...


Feathers In The Wind

When we were young our parent’s taught us to always speak the truth. Do not gossip. Do not spread rumours. Yesterday would have been my mother’s 90th birthday and she taught these things by example. When my sisters and I we...


On Being Vegetarian




Of Us

Old ways won’t open new doors.” – anon It’s law now. “O Canada”, Canada’s National anthem has officially had 2 words changed in it. Who would’ve thought changing 2 small words, “thy sons” to “of us”,...


Can Walmart Accomplish Zero Waste by 2025?

“A dream doesn’t become reality through magic; it takes sweat, determination and hard work.” – Colin Powell The problem with living in the city is you put your garbage out at the end of the driveway and just lik...



Waiting For The Other Shoe To Drop

“I find it difficult to trust my eyes. Things are never what they seem.” – Emory R. Frie, Enchanted Forest  For almost 20 years we lived in a townhouse condo unit where the heat (electric) and hydro costs were covere...


Political Persuasions

“Oh! What a tangled web we weave, when first we practice to deceive!” – Sir Walter Scott The first sentence of this meme is not entirely untrue, (it was actually $0.57 cents but who’s counting pennies?) As reported ...



Purchasing Groceries Online

“It’s nice to have valid competition; it pushes you to do better.” – Gianni Versace Before our move to Loring, Ontario last year we carefully considered many factors such as the availability of medical services, bee...