that is genuinely including others

On feeling excluded, including others, and making everyone welcome who is willing to welcome others. Also the problem of the lack of inclusiveness.

And I carry a teal umbrella

My neck is wide, my legs are strong, and I carry a teal umbrella. I am a man who knows himself and fears little.I defy intolerance, and go where I will.

Big topics, small thoughts (updated)

Brought on by the overturning of Roe vs. Wade, the ‘Freedom Convoy’, panic attacks, and the general state of politics, I wander through the minefield of the modern culture wars and trip a few.

Job search hesitancy

With the relaxation of Covid-related restrictions there are many people asking the question “I want to work, but do I want a job?”. This is generally not in the sense of wanting to become self-employed but hesitancy about returning to what has been a largely unhealthy workplace culture. In many ways going to work has felt like we’ve gotten spam instead of the ham we were promised.

May the moderates win

Extreme behaviour by the Ridiculous Right and Loony Left are the same, in all the wrong ways. The rest of us need to work to overcome their chaos!

Counting myself in

I have taken steps to ‘count myself in’ at the MPL MakerPlace, rather than being stuck on the idea that I have included myself out.

Including yourself out

For mental health you need to remember to take care of yourself not just others, which explains the frustration I expressed in a previous post.

Wear your name with pride

You can’t avoid deliberate misrepresentation by changing the terms you use, so be yourself and call yourself as you wish to be known.

Poor man's pancakes

Many, even in my own country of Canada might think that homemade pancakes every morning would be a dream come true… [in moderation it certain is]