Monthly Archives: June 2015

Taking Care Of Our Vulnerable Ones Is A Matter Of Importance

(Initially published as a column in the AM News) Between 1998 and 2002 when my oldest son was born, I spent every Saturday morning practising social skills with a boy who had autism. He had a very sweet face and big brown eyes, and, just like any other six-year-old, he was happy to have people… Read More »

The Naked Truth Of Growing From Old Times

Originally published as a column in the AM News on Friday, June 12, 2015. We had promised my youngest that we will go visit Barkerville for his birthday this year. Family emergencies got in the way as his day approached and we postponed but not cancelled, so last Sunday saw us on the way to… Read More »

Hunt For Viral Bits Prevents Us From Seeing The Big Picture

Initially published as a column in the AM News on Friday May 29, 2015. I was driving up Columbia Street when I saw what almost resembled a crowd of journalists gathered for a press conference. Phones were all pointed towards the other side of the street. A car was burning in the parking lot and… Read More »