Monthly Archives: December 2016

Snowmageddon 2016

I have never seen snow like this. when I was a kid in the 1970s, we’d get some, which would be gone by December 25, and then back for mid-January and into Feb. I realized we had a 7 year … Continue reading

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Snow in the Hood

It’s snowing again in the lower mainland. I have forgotten what the Sun and Blue Skies are like – it seems like we haven’t had that since August 2016. Two Syrian Refugee Families rented out the upper and lower suite … Continue reading

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USA vs Russia: Diplomat Pawns

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/dec/29/barack-obama-sanctions-russia-election-hack Obama expels 35 Russian diplomats in retaliation for US election hacking | US news | The Guardian http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/30/world/europe/russia-diplomats-us-hacking.html Vladimir Putin Won’t Expel U.S. Diplomats as Russian Foreign Minister Urged https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-12-30/russia-set-to-expel-35-u-s-diplomats-in-reprisal-interfax-says Trump Praises Putin for Rejecting In-Kind Response … Continue reading

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Class Warfare: High School Never Ends

  The Jocks and Popular Girls, that no one likes leave high school in a confused state that they are not actually popular meanwhile, their victims, go off to university and careers then, comes adulthood and back in the workplaces … Continue reading

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Representation and Inclusion: Multicultural World

Sikh NYPD officers now have the uniform option of full turbans.   Wtf The end is near Canada’s RCMP went through this in the 1990s, and it had to be pointed out that India was in the Commonwealth before Canada … Continue reading

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How Genocides Happen: History 101

1980s – High School – learning about WWII the 1930s/40s How did that happen – that one group wanted to exterminate another and it had public support. the Bad Things Other People Over There or Back Then… as if as … Continue reading

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RIP Debbie Reynolds – WTF 2016

Just when hope that the year would end and not continue to suck, it sucked some more: Debbie Reynolds, Movie Star and mom of Carrie Fisher, has died. https://www.queerty.com/film-legend-debbie-reynolds-dies-84-one-day-daughter-carrie-fisher-20161228 Film legend Debbie Reynolds dies at 84, one day after daughter … Continue reading

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How to best honor Carrie Fisher

end the stigma of mental illness because that’s on the normal people, eh? Enjoy and don’t take things too seriously. End a fascism regime dangerously unqualified http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2016/12/28/tyler-oakley-nailed-exactly-why-we-should-be-anxious-of-the-trump-presidency/ Tyler Oakley nailed exactly why we should be anxious of the Trump presidency … Continue reading

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Why is Consumerism a Statutory Holiday?

Canada has some thinking to do about what kind of nation we are;  now that we’ve discovered that we have an international reputation, eh? We have said that we are a mosaic, a multicultural nation. So why are one religion’s … Continue reading

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Multi-Culturalism at The Office

Working in an office during the holiday season is often the time period that a person can get the most done – without the sounds of other people and disruptions. I was the only employee in the quadrant and one … Continue reading

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