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This is a blog post that I wrote last year, but the message definitely deserves to be sent out again!
Recently I had the opportunity to attend an “Employment and Education Symposium”. It was an event to recognize local businesses and individuals who truly were making a difference in furthering the interests of people with all abilities. Awards were given to different individuals, but there was person by the name of Derek Lewis, founder of Red Arrow Digital College, who really stood…Continue
Posted on August 12, 2010 at 2:49am
As I sit here this morning, I eye the clock waiting for when it's time to leave, to head over to the Bluenose Marathon. Let me first point out that I am NOT a runner, by any stretch of the imagination, but I do enjoy being in the Bluenose. I love the crowds and the feeling of accomplishment and the medal doesn't hurt either!
For the last three years, I've ran the 5K and my accomplishment has come in the fact that each year I managed to run the whole way without stopping. Which for me,…Continue
Posted on May 23, 2010 at 3:48am
(First, my apologies for my long absence from the blog! What can I say, work has been killer busy but I promise to try and do better!!)
Do you ever notice how people always seem to want to “fix you”? This makeup will hide your skin imperfections, these pants will hide your stomach, contacts will hide the fact you need glasses… the list goes on and on. Somewhere along the way what has become socially acceptable is to make yourself look like everyone else. Why is this?
Posted on May 10, 2010 at 3:31am
Last week I had the pleasure of attending the White Cane Week kickoff for the CCB. For those who aren’t aware of what this is, White Cane Week is the first week of February, which is set aside to bring awareness to what the white cane stands for… people who are visually impaired.
In 1921, a photographer named James Biggs, of Bristol, England, was blinded in an accident. Released from hospital, he had the idea of painting his cane white so it could be easily seen at night. The…Continue
Posted on February 17, 2010 at 2:56pm