Tag Archives: differences

Celebrating differences

Toronto just hosted World Pride Week 2014, and I’m feeling proud to be Canadian. Especially in Ontario, where not only have we just elected our first female premier, but she’s openly gay, and behaves as if it’s the norm. Now … Continue reading

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No ageism here

In this, my favourite cafe – my democratic ground, my home away from home, my ‘third place’ – I am rarely made to feel my age (let’s call it ‘retirement age’).  Men and women from 20 to 80 have engaged … Continue reading

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The wildflowers among us

I’m sitting in my favourite café with my laptop, on a moist gentle-rain kind of day, and the sound of a car horn takes my attention out to the street.  A young man  is racing down the road on one … Continue reading

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