Monthly Archives: July 2011

flipping the rock

i learned how to flip the rock from my brother-in-law wes. he’d hold out his hand, make a fist (thumb down), and turn it over. always look on the bright side of life, every cloud has a silver lining, when … Continue reading

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‘hope, patriotism, and love’

tim dechristopher: “At this point of unimaginable threats on the horizon, this is what hope looks like. In these times of a morally bankrupt government that has sold out its principles, this is what patriotism looks like. With countless lives on … Continue reading

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tim dechristopher

rolling stone: ’27-year-old Tim DeChristopher was sentenced to two years in prison for disrupting a federal auction of oil and gas leases in 2008.’ the uk guardian: ‘As Bidder No 70, Tim DeChristopher put in bogus bids and won drilling … Continue reading

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Hundred Mile Huronia

Join the Hundred Mile Huronia Team as we launch our year long local food campaign!   Friday, July 29, 2011 @ 12pm at the corner of Poyntz and Main Streets in Penetanguishene  We will be installing our new learning gardens in this unused … Continue reading

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i am canadian

it’s gotta be one of the most famous beer ads, and he’s gotta be one of most famous canadians, joe whatshisname. see? canadian. through and through. too bad he’s a corporate fiction. got us talking about what it means to … Continue reading

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to ‘wasaga under siege’ and back

on friday cady drove chloe to nancy island for ‘wasaga under siege‘, and i came along. first, we picked up three boxes of wine in penetang, and cady pointed in the direction of the new house, saying it’s behind that … Continue reading

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Recovering the Feminine By Duane Champagne

(read the complete article, not very long.) ‘In many Indian communities, women were held to be in more direct contact with the sacred, since women brought new spirit beings, children, into the world. Men do not have such power.’ this … Continue reading

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it’s hard to be pure

xpost with blogger, my old stomping grounds: 2011-07-24 an update–i prefer the near-ubiquity of the net to failsafing a standalone; besides, i’m basically lazy–no, i’ve got other fish to fry. so, i still use *google mail*, *google cal*, and *google … Continue reading

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accessibility: the ideal runs into reality

i guess this is an example the ideal running into reality. ideal–no accessibility issues (actually, this legislated as the accessibility for ontarians with disabilities act, or aoda). reality–it costs too much, and accessibility isn’t high enough of a priority, and … Continue reading

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curbing my chariot

the street was finally paved a while back, but the concrete curb is at least an inch higher than the pavement and it blocks my wheelchair. the sidewalk is on the other side of the street. i’m usually in a … Continue reading

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