Remember last year, when (in Ontario at least) we couldn’t have Christmas with our families? Many of us made the very difficult decision to follow the shelter in place quarantine orders and just stay home. To not visit our parents and siblings. I dunno, maybe it was easy for some. We didn’t go to the […]
I’ve written about this before, but I don’t think here’s a time when it shouldn’t be remembered, so here we go.On November 9th, 1938, Nazi forces carried out a series of pogroms in Jewish neighbourhoods in Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia. Because, they said, it was warranted. Because it was justified. It wasn’t just a race […]
When Child was still in high school, the social justice group organized a vow of silence to protest violence. I’ve been thinking about that for the last few days, knowing that this week’s Thursday Throwback falls on the Canadian Day of Reconciliation. What’s the right thing to do here? To encourage a moment of silence […]
OK. Here we go… Since I’ve been working at home, I have to admit, I haven’t been listening to the news nearly as much as I did when I heard it in the car, or on my CBC newsfeed. I have news anxiety, and sorry-not-sorry, I can’t get myself fully informed about some news events […]
Today marks two decades since 9/11. I’m not going to make this political. In some ways, the world is very different, and in other ways, it hasn’t changed at all. If you commemorate these things, my thoughts are with you. And if you can be anything today, friends, choose to be kind. Extra Credit: On […]
Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, which is the culmination of National Suicide Prevention Week in Canada. The good folks on the Wellness team at $Dayjob in our People and Culture (read: HR) department have prepared an infographic about the information and resources that they’re going to share this week. On Thursday, we’re going to […]
Was I willing to have another seizure in order to prove whether or not I needed the meds?
I was. And now I have my answer.
No matter how far we have gotten, there are still miles to go. Still, I’m glad Women’s day is a thing, and I’m glad that I am privileged enough to be snarky about it
No one wants to recognize a bully in themselves, but I think that if we really look, many of us can.
It’d be easy for me to post snarky picks like “Nana, hey hey, kiss him Goodbye” or my fav Ceelo Green anthem . But I choose to just turn the page on that dark chapter of my birth country. So here we go. Hopeful tunes for a hopeful new presidency. Huzzah! But if you don’t […]