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Agree to Disagree: Receiving out of Giving

Agree to Disagree: Receiving out of Giving

Last Wednesday, I spent the day doing something very special: I volunteered at the food and toy distribution centre for the Children’s Christmas Fund. The organization, spearheaded by the Service Club Council, puts food on the table and presents under the tree for more than 12oo families in our area. Oh, how I wish I […]

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Given the opportunity, people will always prey on kindness. Don’t give them the opportunity.

Given the opportunity, people will always prey on kindness.  Don’t give them the opportunity.

It’s the holidays. We’re feeling generous, we’re feeling giving, and we donate to various causes close to our hearts. We feel fortunate, and we want to make Christmas magical for other people, less fortunate than us. A colouring book for the Toy Drive here, a loony for the Salvation Army Kettle Drive there, tis’ the […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to disagree – Keyboard Warriors do make a difference

Agree to disagree – Keyboard Warriors do make a difference

Here’s a little story. In the olden days, the only way for people to somewhat get to know a candidate was to listen to what the candidate had to say through the media or attend debates to get general idea of what the person was like. This, however, gave a limited view of the candidate’s […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree – Don’t judge. Yes, I have 1500 facebook friends. Here’s why.

Agree to Disagree – Don’t judge. Yes, I have 1500 facebook friends. Here’s why.

First off, calling the relationships we have on Facebook “friendships”, at least in my case, would be grossly misleading. We all use Facebook for different reasons. Some of us limit their interactions to people they physically know in the real world, with whom they have a real relationship. It’s a way for them to keep […]

 Julia Lucio

Agree to Disagree – Why I don’t care to mourn Hugh Hefner

Agree to Disagree – Why I don’t care to mourn Hugh Hefner

Before I start, I want to say that I fully understand why you would want to take a moment of silence and pay homage to this man.  I get it.  He’s an icon.  To you, and to so many others, male and female alike, Playboy is synonym of coming of age.  You may have fond […]

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