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 …

Growing Our Way Out Of Greenhouse Gases

NINE years. NINE years – about 3,000 days – is all we have to make serious corrections to our ways of living before we pass a point of no return and bring ruin to this great, beautiful, once-in-a-universe we call planet earth. This should be alarming to everyone. It’s not. We’re not changing our habits fast enough. Like so many people around the world, I personally feel like we’re either …

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The Covid Soundtrack

I hope to write many articles as an investigation into the world of modern music that I’ve grown up with, grown to love and evolved with over time. So many songs – before, during and after my youth and right up to today – have different meanings for me and many of them have context within our new planetary realm and experience of Covid-19. Over the coming weeks, I’ll dig …

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