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The Importance of Remembering

Word of the armistice, a temporary cessation of fighting through the mutual consent of the warring parties, had spread and some had begun to celebrate. Two minutes before it went into effect, at 10:58 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918, Private George Lawrence Price, was felled by a bullet, gaining the distinction of...

Looking for Leaders: Invest in Girls

The United Nations General Assembly declared the first ever International Day of the Girl to be celebrated on October 11, 2012.  The campaign that led to recognizing a girls’ rights day was lead by Canadian girls who inspired others to mobilize support internationally to raise awareness about the particular challenges that girls...

Unshackled Tour Photos

Here are a few of the many excellent moments on the Unshackled Tour. I’m still working on figuring out this technology. If you want to see more detail on any picture, just click on it and it will be featured below or click on the larger version to move forward. Once I learn how...

The Power of a Dream

How often does the opportunity to fulfill a dream present itself?  Do we recognize the opportunities when they appear and respond accordingly? Have we learned to frame them in a way that allows us to act upon them? How many of us allow ourselves to have dreams and set goals?  Do we...

Unshackled

Amazing to think that I’ve been on the road for one week. Later today, I will pull into Ottawa, ON, Canada’s capital. The road here has crossed a variety of terrains. It was straight through the open plains and both hot and cold in the Prairies. Then curving and twisting through northern...