THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: Anger

Anger Anger that my son has pain. Anger that my husband is away on business.  Anger that the caregiver didn’t show up for my Mom.  Anger that the milk is sour in the fridge. Anger that the doctor smirked when I asked a question.  Anger that an old colleague’s career is flying high.  Anger that ...

The Scott Ross: Layton’s Last Words Were First Laurier’s

“Faith is better than doubt and love is better than hate.” – Sir Wilfrid Laurier, 1918 “Love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear.” – Jack Layton, 2011 A year after Jack Layton’s untimely passing, the presence of the former NDP Leader is still felt across Canada, ironically however it is in his ...

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: March of the Angry, Fuming, Vengeful Penguins

Suzie loved penguins, ever since her first trip to the zoo. She’d tell her mother every night, “oh I wish I could see a funny, awkward, goofy penguin, again Mummy. I love them SO!” “One day we’ll go back to … Continue reading →

Right of Center Ice: I cannot choose my coworkers…

And neither could Stephen Harper when the polls closed back in 2008. The parliament that was elected in 08 was the group he was given to work with. Many Conservatives joined him, but not so many that he didn’t need a little help from the other parties to get anything accomplished. Ergo, cooperation had to ...