Recently in the news we have been warned that the ecology of our planet is in demise. The oceans are filled with plastic and micro plastic, the atmosphere is full of pollutants, and animals are going extinct by the thousands. Yet through all of the cries for help I hear the deafening sound of apathy. … Continue reading The Cry
There are days when they are so many topics that I want to write about, my head feels like there is a swarm of bees buzzing around inside it, never settling on one idea, but travelling from one to another in an unchoreographed frenzy. It's 2019 and there are still so many injustices and atrocities … Continue reading The Beginning of Gilead?
A new section in lady of the lake! I've read my share of articles on how to run a successful blog and they all say the same thing- find your niche and stick to a topic. The problem with that for me is that I am interested in and care about more than one topic. … Continue reading A New Section in Lady of the Lake
I'm finally able to get back on which means I can share this poem 🌎💙 Isn't there any part of nature that mankind hasn't bent to his will? I want something real Something primal Existence before the takeover Before the fall I can't survive on bits and pieces Gardens that try and fail to mimic … Continue reading Unedited
Two weeks ago I went to my daughter's classroom and hosted a screening of the documentary "Chasing Coral". After the screening was over, I presented the class with a challenge to spend the next week making as many small changes to help the environment that they could. I gave them the Eco Friend chart so … Continue reading Eco Friend Challenge
I was going to wait to post this, but with everything going on in Canada and the U.S. these days, I felt I had to say something. I realize not everyone might agree with my beliefs. I can't ask them to. All I am saying is, I do not owe it to anyone to ignore … Continue reading I Do Not Owe You- Part II
This past Father's Day weekend I took a trip with my family and in-laws to Pelee Island and I have to say I was a little disheartened by some of my observations. First, let me say that most of these people that I have known for years (not just my family) have been kind, welcoming … Continue reading A Long Way To Go
A Letter to Local Representatives and Hopefuls First off, I'd like to be forthcoming and tell you that I will also be sending this letter to other Government representatives who are either currently serving or hoping to be elected in the near future. The purpose of this letter is to make you aware of … Continue reading A Letter to Local Representatives
Go Plastic Free my darlings!
Ms. Sales grade 5 class posing with me (Chantal Shanks) after the screening.