Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Folly Of Planned Obsolescence

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops on September 16, 2016. Every week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays there is a pile of newspapers which my eldest son delivers to people in the neighborhood.  Size-wise, Tuesdays are ok, Fridays are occasionally daunting and Thursdays are downright scary. The number of flyers is scary. They cover… Read More »

What We Stand To Lose In Healthcare

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops.  For a few days now my little guy has been going to bed after using the puffer. Mornings start with the same device. He’s a soldier that way and though the wheezing is audible enough to make me cringe, he says it’s fine and tries to do it… Read More »

Permission To Speak Freely

Originally published as a column in NewsKamloops on September 2, 2016.  It never ceases to amaze me how cautiously positive and uplifting a bunch we have to become or strive to be. Staying away from discussing politics or appearing too negative in how we discuss life in both its mundane and extraordinary details, we have… Read More »