Tag Archives: Politics

Hmmm… Questions I ask before I vote

We vote for all kinds of reasons. We vote to support a candidate, we vote for the policies of a particular party, we vote because we like the leader of a party and sometimes we vote to stop particular candidates, … Continue reading

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The Sky is Falling! The Sky is Falling! The Election is Coming! The Election is Coming! It’s time to vote…

I’m not a big fan of fear mongering. Nor am I a fan of groupthink. When the two exist side by side it makes me want to step back and ask: “what is really going on here?” In the chaos … Continue reading

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Can a button change a belief system? No -It takes people, dialogue and action-

Today is December 6th. It is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. It is the 22nd anniversary of the Montreal Massacre. I have lit candles, laid roses, cried and also hoped that as a society … Continue reading

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This is my Tribe- The Women I Love

Elizabeth Renzetti Why? Because she writes things such as “This is not a screed against cosmetic surgery, that trim-buttocked genie has left the bottle. In an age of body modification people are free to play Potato Head to their heart’s … Continue reading

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Want Change? Get out and vote! Celebrating Persons Day

Today is an important day for every woman in Canada- young and old alike. Eighty-one years ago today (October 18, 1929) the British Privy Council declared “And to those who would ask why the word “persons” should include females, the … Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to my blog “An Eclectic Life”.  I spent a lot of time trying to come up with this blog title. I wanted a title that was reflective of what I wanted to blog about, reflective of me, my interests, … Continue reading

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