Monthly Archives: March 2011

Birth (poem)


I wrote this while living in Whiterock BC, Canada, on 15A Ave  March 23rd, 1998. My favorite place to live was at Crescent Beach in Whiterock, close to the bird sanctuary. It was a quaint little sanctuary that reminded me … Continue reading

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women sentenced to death overturned


Shadi Sadr is a lawyer who has successfully had convictions of several women sentenced to death overturned. Shadi is also a journalist and activist campaigning for women’s rights. Shadi Sadr has been arrested and held in detention on at least … Continue reading

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Heart (poem)


I wrote and copy-wrote this March 23, 1982 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The word guilt can be replaced with any word that suites ones emotional state. 10 years later I wrote another poem called “Birth” and I’ll post it next … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu and Avatar – The Compassion Project


I have found 2 things to move me into compassion for even those I am unhappy with. First: Speaking kind words creates confidence. Thinking kind words creates profoundness. Giving kind words creates love. By Lao-Tzu Second: Avatar – the Compassion … Continue reading

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Free speech and MAWO


Went to Andrew Barry’s forum Saturday night. The presentation was good. Sorry I couldn’t stay the whole night. One thing really stood out for me and it was about how people are jailed for their intentions and not their actions. … Continue reading

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Canadian Oil & Us


Harper and Obama avoid THIS subject. Betty Krawczyk asks “Why?” Then she gives you the answer, “Because many of the people in the mid-East countries are saying the oil in their countries belongs to them, to the people. And that … Continue reading

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Want something different for Sunday supper? Try Moussaka


Rita Jasper’s MOUSSAKA recipe Moussaka The common principle is layers of vegetables (eggplants or potatoes) alternating with layers of minced meat + tomato sauce + onions, topped with Bechamel sauce and baked in a oven. Grated Parmesan or similar cheese … Continue reading

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