If Canada is to be worthy of its envied standing in the world, if it is to offer something to its own people and to humanity, it will have to forge a national spirit that can unite its increasingly diverse peoples. We cannot achieve this unanimity unless we teach our national history, celebrate our founders, . . . → Read More: Happy Canada Day
“We forfeit three-fourths of ourselves in order to be like other people.” –Arthur Schopenhauer
We are dividing and conquering today. Kirby and the children are off to the Museum and I, with perhaps a daughter or two, am off to a Settler’s Sweatshop to sew clothes for a new member of our Living History family.
. . . → Read More: We Forfeit Ourselves
Mary Beth Chapman recently lost her five year daughter in a car crash. This quote really touched me. I thought I’d share it.
How would I have lived differently if I knew that my time with Maria was going to be this short? Regretfully, I would have lived much differently. I would have purposely hugged . . . → Read More: The Important Things
Have you ever wondered about where your “stuff” comes from? Why you buy it? Where it goes when you’re done with it?
Then The Story of Stuff is for you.
This little film will give you a very biased look at the “materials economy” and how it’s destroying our lives. The cartoons are adorable, . . . → Read More: The Story of Stuff
I thought I’d share a few places I’ve visited the last week or so.
This made me smile.
Advisory: YouTube is not a particularly safe place for children or adults. If you click through to the site, do so with caution, and please consider protecting your little ones and yourself with K9 Web Protection. . . . → Read More: Pachabel Bedtime