THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: National Caregivers Month: The Third Pillar is Patience

Patience. We learn it the hard way in caregiving. In this break-neck-speed society, caregivers are like student drivers, always trying to put our foot on the gas, but with ‘fate’, the driving instructor, firmly putting his foot on the metaphorical brake.  Caring for young children, an elderly parent, a loved one with disabilities, or someone ...

CalgaryLiberal.com: Politics Isn’t Complicated: It’s Not Chess, It’s Cooking

People over-complicate things. And politics is one of those things. It isn’t complicated. It’s about the sum of personal relationships between many people guided by leadership, churned by passion, and basted by endurance. It’s the furthest thing from chess. It’s more like cooking. Or, at least, good cooking. You have good ingredients – an incredible candidate, an ...