Thalidomide: Some Truth

This may be the weirdest weekend I have ever had and I have had lots! On Friday, March 6, 2015, and without any heads up to even our task force, Rona Ambrose, the Minister of Health for the Government of Canada stood up in the House of Commons to announce a settlement...

The Aloha Spirit

In the span of 24 hours, my wife, Darlene, and I, experienced an almost 50 degree shift in temperature…from Hawaii to Canada! As I sit in my office on a chilly Monday morning, I am having a hard time getting engaged in work. Probably have a lot of nods of...

In Tribute To Charlie Hebdo And Free Speech

Here we go again. I have made a commitment to get less grouchy in my blog posts as it seems some potential clients were getting the wrong impression about my speech. They would read my honest perspectives addressing issues that annoy me and even though I make it very...

Merry Christmas…Not Scared To Say It

Are you afraid to say “Merry Christmas”? For anyone over ten years old, can you remember when we weren’t? It really isn’t that long ago this debate started to heat up even though one might argue it has been this way forever. Probably right, or...

The Tragic Truth of Thalidomide

So this is my first blog in a while. I haven’t been lazy but a bit disenchanted. If you follow my writing you know that it isn’t my speech style to bitch and complain so I thought a blog might allow me an outlet for the daily frustrations we all experience...