blog action day: water poem #3

Change.org|Start Petition for blog action day on october 15, 2010, i am posting 15 water poems in 15 hours. poem #3 i can hear the water running steady a light gurgling and then quiet rushing dripping but those are not sounds just words i want to tell you – really, i want to tell you… Continue reading blog action day: water poem #3

blog action day: water poem #2

for blog action day on october 15, 2010, i am posting 15 water poems in 15 hours. poem #2 jesus walk through the swamp moss on his head cross far behind eyes on the ground on the swamp jesus your eyes on the swamp in the swamp with the swamp jesus and moss and the… Continue reading blog action day: water poem #2

blog action day: 15 water poems in 15 hours

Change.org|Start Petition for blog action day on october 15, 2010, i will post 15 water poems in 15 hours. here goes the first one: brilliant short tendrils come out of a night full of noises and dripping and busy spiders gleaming in the first sun that yawns its way past barely open pods of rainbow… Continue reading blog action day: 15 water poems in 15 hours

join us for a mental health breakfast!

Speaking Out for Recovery Mental Health Voices 2010 CANADIAN MENTAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION – VANCOUVER-BURNABY BRANCH Please join us at our 2010 Mental Health Voices Breakfast Fundraiser An Exactly 1 Hour Fundraising Event With Complimentary Continental Breakfast Thursday, October 14th, 2010 7:30am – 8:30am Board Room of Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP 2900 – 550 Burrard Street,… Continue reading join us for a mental health breakfast!

writers festival

here are some of the events i’m considering going to at vancouver’s annual writers festival. 33 old friends linwood barclay ontario gail bowen saskatchewan quintin jardine united kingdom host: the honourable larry w. campbell thu, oct 21, 8:00pm revue stage $19.00 (buy tickets online) one of the draws for aficionados of crime fiction is the… Continue reading writers festival

peace

tomorrow is the international day of peace. to that aim, here’s a video of an interview between ram dass and thich nhat hanh – i’ve actually showed it before but i just have to present it again, it’s so important. want some more peace talk? on this blog, there are 128 posts with the word… Continue reading peace

why being canadian makes us sick

today was the annual general meeting of the canadian mental health association. our speaker was dr. paul kershaw. ¬†from his intro: kershaw is an academic, public speaker and media contributor. he is one of canada’s leading thinkers about care-giving and family policy, receiving two national prizes from the canadian political science association for his research.… Continue reading why being canadian makes us sick

human, the storytelling animal

i just read too scared to pee – about women in nairobi’s slums for whom it is just too dangerous to go to the washroom at night. details. it is details that make things real for us. statistics like “30% of men in a south african survey believed that women ask to be raped” are… Continue reading human, the storytelling animal