Category Archive: Activism

So Donny, You Really Wanna Take On Justin?

“We are polite, we are reasonable, but we will not be pushed around.” Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau Canada will ALWAYS fight for DEMOCRACY. Simply a Dawne Thought Advertisements

Words To Remember

Originally posted on By Hook Or By Book:
I know I usually do a Whimsical Wednesday post here, but to be honest, with everything going on right now in Washington, I don’t have…

Why Be Petty?

Definition:  petty  Making things, events, or actions normal people dismiss as trivial or insignificant into excuses to be upset, uncooperative, childish, or stubborn. A person who habitually overreacts. A person who is purposefully childish… Continue reading

Remember For Peace

Lest We Forget I’ve heard there’s some facebook ‘movement’ afoot to change the red poppy associated with Remembrance Day on November 11th, to a white poppy to symbolize ‘peace’.  These people have forgotten.… Continue reading

Missing Nana

My Nana provided the caring that my soul craved.  Now, I need her again but she is so very far away that I cannot reach her in this life.  I simply want to… Continue reading

We All Need Someone to “Stand By Me”

I always love replaying my favourite version of the old classic, “Stand By Me” — it simply gets better every time. Whether you sing along [like me], play along on your favourite instrument,… Continue reading

Before Dawn

Up before dawn, the early morning sky is blacker than night — the reflective moon long disappeared. Great changes are happening today — some have already started. The guilt of over 50 years… Continue reading

The Horrific That Is Beyond Human Understanding

Book Peeps expresses our shock at another mass shooting in the U.S. & I think she asks some very important questions. The Horrific That Is Beyond Human Understanding. We, as humans all over… Continue reading

Ten Year Tragedy

It’s been ten years since I stood in horror & watched thousands of innocent people die. [photo by Sara K. Schwittek] I was just starting a new life — in my mid-40s, attaining… Continue reading

Antarctic Whaling to Stop

I read Earth Watch, by BBC environment correspondent Richard Black, with great relief today — Japan is pulling their whaling ships from the Antarctic. Yeah, maybe this could lead to a permanent ban… Continue reading

Be A Rebel

Be A Rebel –> my ‘drive safe’ slogan: Drive Considerately — Rebel Against Bad Drivers Victoria is a university town & a haven for retired people — something like 60% of the population… Continue reading