I could be writing about several annoying items for my rant zone as there is no shortage of stupid lately but having just returned from our annual gathering of my (our) peers, otherwise known as the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS) National Convention. This year’s affair was held in Winnipeg and all the bad..

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This entry will be a teeny bit different than my last one and unfortuntely, a bit raw and rantish but here we go again! Another tragic teen suicide attributed to bullying. I really tried to ignore this and not blog about it but as you may know, the not so squeaky wheel needs some grease..

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So, if you follow my blog, you will have noticed I haven’t written for a long time and I make no apologies, by the way. One of the benefits of being self-employed is I have no boss, unless you count Darlene but for 24 years now, summer is very slow and after an adjustment to..

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With the Province of Alberta going to the polls on April 23, the rhetoric is resounding as usual and even though this blog goes around the world, I decided to address a local issue that involves everyone on the planet…prejudice in politics! What prompted this observation were two candidates for a relatively new and definitely..

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Since a percentage of my subscribers are outside Canada, this blog may mean nothing although the bigger picture rules do apply. This past weekend, the New Democratic Party (NDP) of Canada elected a new leader to replace the second- coming-of-god, Jack Layton, who died of Cancer in August of 2011, just months after he led..

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Told you that my two-in-a-row sreak of positive blogs would’t last long and this one could go so far the other way that I must warn you that I am going to get graphic so no children allowed for this one, okay? If you live in Canada, you can’t go a day these days without..

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