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A Note to My Seven Year Old Self

If I walked in I would have killed that man. I revisit that place many times in my dreams, and every time, I kill him before I hug you. If I could grab you and run I would, knowing dead or alive, he'll have his hands on us for the rest of our live [...]

2017-11-05T14:35:32+00:00 November 5th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , , , |1 Comment

Our Amazing Drive Around Iceland’s Ring Road in a Minivan Camper

Deciding to Go Iceland is one off the top tourist destinations of 2017 and it was an easy pick for us once we decided to plan an international trip. I know people who've been there and lots of people who want to go. This year an estimated 2.2 mi [...]

2017-09-22T22:05:28+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Travel|Tags: |Comments Off on Our Amazing Drive Around Iceland’s Ring Road in a Minivan Camper

Icelandic Gragas Law Code of AD 1250

This Icelandic writing on vellum dates from about AD 1250 and is part of the Gragas Law Code. The artifact is on display in the Icelandic National Museum in Reykjavik, Iceland. "All men are prescribed by law to provide for those who cannot feed [...]

2017-09-13T17:01:17+00:00 September 13th, 2017|Categories: Travel|Tags: |Comments Off on Icelandic Gragas Law Code of AD 1250

Dettifoss Falls in Iceland

This is about as close to a religious pilgrimage as I'll ever get. As soon as we started planning our trip to Iceland, Dettifoss was at the top of my list of places to visit. In fact, it was the only 'must see' place we had on our list. Getting [...]

2017-09-12T06:22:17+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Categories: Photography, Rehtaeh Parsons, Travel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dettifoss Falls in Iceland

Light the light of love in the darkness of death

Inside the Hallgrímskirkja Church in Reykjavik, we lit a candle. In memory of Rehtaeh, Amanda, Arianna, Cassidy, ... in supplication and silence the light burns. Do not let the darkness prevent you from seeking the light! And when you have found [...]

2017-09-10T04:57:45+00:00 September 10th, 2017|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons, Travel|Tags: , |Comments Off on Light the light of love in the darkness of death

Conduct Unbecoming on #CanadaDay

A more important story than five racists turning up at an anti-colonial ceremony is the ceremony itself: Cornwallis protest held amid Canada Day celebrations. If you can, please to donate to support the ongoing grassroots Mi'kmaq struggle agains [...]

2017-07-04T16:43:27+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Justice|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Conduct Unbecoming on #CanadaDay
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