Inspired by veterans at the site I wrote this song tonight. My gift. Feel free to add, subtract, change, whatever it takes to make this a great song.
We have blood and dirt on our hands
from all these son’s and daughter’s commands
we never really did very much for the land
but now . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Come To Standing Rock!
I went to dances at this place as a teenager so it’s extra cool to have had a chance to hang out today at the annual Race for Kids/ Street […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Great Day At Dawson Community Centre.
This piece is probably the most straight-up sentimental thing I’ve ever written, but I’m quite chuffed to join the ranks of the writers who have been published by The Saturday Evening Post. (That includes, you guessed it, my literary hero, … . . . → Read More: mark a rayner: New Fiction: Empty Space Times Two
I want to wish all my friends a very happy holiday season. I know some of you have suffered great loss this past year, or have had some personal crap […] . . . → Read More: PostArctica: Peace On Earth
The papers are full of stories about the fight for and against new sex education legislation. Wynne seems to be holding her ground this time, though, so I’m not sure any of the debating will come to anything. But it’s raised some interesting questions and ideas, and provoked a long talk with my 10-year-old . . . → Read More: A Puff of Absurdity: Sex Ed Redux
It’s all about love, after all.
* It’s time to drop the hate and embrace the love.
A love story. Get your hanky ready. * If you want to watch a longer version of this story, check out the video below.
Something to consider on Earth Day weekend – maybe before negotiating any kind of international deals, world leaders should greet each other the way these strangers do; the world would be a safer place for all of us, I think.
This is incredibly beautiful – newborn twins sharing a bath respond to each other like they are still in the womb. *
Interesting question, but I’m not convinced that swine flu is the next killer pandemic, mostly because of Kang’s Corollary. Kang’s Corollary? You know Murphy’s Law, right: “Anything that can go wrong, will.” Kang’s Corollary is: “Anything that can go wrong, … Continue reading →
Some inspiring thoughts from Woody Harrelson, for your Saturday morning: *
Lovebots are a fun art project that aims to fill Toronto with little concrete robots. The goal is to remind people that the city is a lovely place filled with nice people.
No fewer than 100 2′ tall concrete statues of Lovebot will be put on display in “secret locations” across the city. . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Lovebots Invade Toronto