Monthly Archives: February 2011

Off Balance

I’m feeling overwhelmed. Off balance. A little scared. For the past several weeks I’ve been busy writing a new training course for union members on collective bargaining. Thinking about what people new to collective bargaining need to know. Focussing on … Continue reading

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Things that bug me #1 – False advertising in app world

Okay, I didn’t want to do this. But I can’t help it. This is the first in an occasional series of things that just bug me. You can skip by them because they aren’t likely to have any particularly interesting … Continue reading

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Ice Floes and Invisible Women

The wind has been howling for two days, making the windows rattle, the house creak. Shaking the rose bush by the kitchen window so it sounds as if something is trying to get into the house, angry and demanding. This … Continue reading

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A Post a Week for 2011!

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I hope I won’t regret this. WordPress has issued a challenge to all its bloggers to post more often. There are 2 choices: commit to posting daily or commit to posting weekly. Daily is just too much to contemplate so … Continue reading

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Genes, Generations and The Sisterhood

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Soon I will be an old, white-haired lady, into whose lap someone places a baby, saying, “Smile, Grandma!” – I, who myself so recently was photographed on my grandmother’s lap.  ~Liv Ullman I am home with a cold. I’m exhausted. … Continue reading

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Friendship Balls and Bad Daughters

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A few years ago I was in New Orleans for a work event. Like many business travellers, when I had some free time, I went in search of gifts for my family. I don’t do that anymore. When you’re on … Continue reading

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Swamped in a swamp

I’m in Orlando, home of Mickey Mouse and Snow White. Sweetie and I landed a few hours ago, managing to get out of Southern Ontario before a monster snowstorm hits. For the next few days I will be in meetings, … Continue reading

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