Photo Memory of the Week
Quote of the Week
"Our last five minutes on earth are running out. We can spend those minutes in meanness, exclusivity, and self-righteous disparagement of those who are different from us, or we can spend them consciously embracing every glowing soul who wanders within our reach – those who, without our caring, would find the vibrant, exhilarating path of life just another sad and forsaken road." - Alice Walker
Source: Wayne Holst's Colleagues List
Posted: 2023 May 25
Lighting a Candle
Website: The OneFamily Camp Timberlane program uniquely mirrors the State of Israel's demographic breakdown, given that terror in Israel impacts the entire population. Each camp year, the children that join us, tragically, but inspirationally, include a mix of kids of Druze, Bedouin, Indian and Ethiopian heritage, and include Jews, Muslims and Christians. We are OneFamily.
Video: Chapel Moments 2022
More information: OneFamily Camp Timberlane
Music of the Week
Posted: 2023 May 25
Tweet of the Week
World map according to fish pic.twitter.com/pcbUWLY16A
— Terrible Maps (@TerribleMaps) May 25, 2023
Category Archives: Officialdom
A Great 2021
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Fast: Just Try to Pick It
Who makes (up) these rules, anyway? Continue reading
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The Drum Roll, Please
An exciting announcement, on behalf of the Government of Canada. You heard it here first. Continue reading
Somehow I don’t feel any safer. Continue reading
Who You Gonna Call?
I’ve been robbed. Call the police. Continue reading
Waiting in line at a border crossing, I am reminded of, and inspired by, a classical scene from a classic fantasy novel: The Lord of the Rings. Continue reading
What Do You Mean by That?
Razor sharp after a midnight departure from Vancouver and 15 hours in the air, I squint again at Question 9. The series of 11 questions had started with a seemingly innocuous lead-in: “Are you bringing into Australia . . . … Continue reading
Stick. String. Nerve. Not.
As a communicator, my default assumption is that a situation gone bad — whether at home or work — is all about the medium selected, the words chosen, the tone used. But the failure here was not one of communication, but of nerve. Continue reading