Déja Vu Café Is Worth The Drive
A couple of times a year we trek to Moose Jaw and enjoy the day at the spa and try new eating establishments. A couple of summer's ago we stumbled onto this little café called Déja Vu. Unbeknown to me it was featured on You Gotta Eat Here. [ Read Full ]
110 views since Dec. 3rd, 2017
Why I Don't Use Social Media
I don't use social media for several reasons but the video below demonstrates the realities of why social media will be the destruction of our civil liberties, financial security and our privacy. [ Read Full ]
1183 views since Jun. 30th, 2016
Cat Day
Cats are revered and loved in Japan, they even get their own island. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Cat Day. Even Disney Japan got into the spirit by declaring the day to be "Marie Day," after the young female character from the Aristocats. [ Read Full ]
1505 views since Feb. 22nd, 2016
When The Law Fails
Stalking and Domestic Violence is a national crisis. Every five days in Canada, a woman is murdered by her partner or former partner. How does a victim protect themselves when the laws cannot? [ Read Full ]
1416 views since Feb. 21st, 2016
So Long Scribd
I have a vivacious appetite for reading. I can easily read hundreds of books a year and it can become very pricey. I stumbled upon Scribd and instantly fell in love with it. I have been a member for 3 years and love the fact that I have over a million books at my fingertips and for only $56 a year. [ Read Full ]
1364 views since Jan. 10th, 2016
The Barbaric Religion?
A social experiment highlighting prejudices of one religion that has been perpetrated by mass media, politicians and public policies. [ Read Full ]
1518 views since Dec. 7th, 2015
Dispensing of Incompetence
Peoples lives depend on accuracy in a pharmacy. If a pharmacist gives the wrong drug or dose, it can be dangerous or even deadly. This is why I clarify with my family doctor the medication that is being prescribed then double check the medication when I receive it from the pharmacy. [ Read Full ]
1581 views since Sep. 1st, 2015
The Opposite of Addiction is Connection
As an addiction counsellor/facilitator, I have witnessed what drug use does to the body, families and community. The war on drugs has been a colossal failure, especially in Saskatchewan. Regina has the highest IV drug use per capita and HIV rates are skyrocketing. In some areas of Saskatchewan, HIV rates are higher than they are in Africa. Not only is it shocking but it is a crisis. Perhaps it is time we forgot everything we thought we knew about addiction and follow the Portugal model. [ Read Full ]
2145 views since Jul. 10th, 2015
Review of the Sumo Sultan
For the last couple of months we've been discussing getting furniture that did not leave a person feeling like a human pretzel in need of a chiropractor. Spending hours trying to find a replacement left me feeling like Goldie Locks. The vast majority of furniture was either too small, too hard, too flimsy or too overpriced. We came to the conclusion a bean bag chair would fit our needs perfectly. [ Read Full ]
1874 views since May. 17th, 2015
Xenophobia Alive and Well at the 87th Academy Awards
The recent salary leak of Sony Pictures Entertainment demonstrated the inequality between gender and race; as fifteen of the seventeen executives appear to be Caucasian males. Wall Street banking is more diversified than a major film studio. It should be of little surprise that Hollywood itself is grappling with the lack of diversity, and white privilege dominated the 87th annual Oscars. [ Read Full ]
2073 views since Mar. 18th, 2015

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