I Am #Woke

#WOKE The word woke is being used by a handful of politicians in Canada. Like it’s a diminutive word that we should be shamed with. Nope. I am #woke. I am a middle aged white guy who’s made mistakes (and will probably continue to make mistakes). BUT I’m committed to repair. I join a growing range of people that believe in lifting people up and out of their situations rather …

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Bright Lights, Big City (The Death of Truth)

Bright Lights, Big City came out in the 1980s. I loved the book and the movie and I realized just recently how the story captures the zeitgeist associated with media reform, consolidation and even manipulation. Truth was abandoned for profits. Join me as I explore this idea …

A Nostalgic Moment: Early Dot-Com Days

A couple of weekends ago, Lisa and I were visiting the Niagara region for a Chardonnay ‘fest’. For me, the wine-soaked weekend was the last hoorah for an industry that, to be honest, wasn’t a good career choice. I’m sure I’ll touch on that in a different post. That said, we enjoyed ourselves and found ourselves meandering from Niagara On The Lake (NOTL) to Niagara Falls and back to St …

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