The influence of dad bloggers is growing. There are more campaigns targeted and engaging dads all the time. And they work. Here’s how two dad bloggers have influenced me both big and small.
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Seen In Calgary #40: Finally There’s A Rainbow Crosswalk in Calgary
Calgary has a rainbow crosswalk to celebrate pride. It’s right across from City Hall, and it’s a beautiful colorful reminder to love all and not discriminate.
If You Support Gay Marriage, You Support Polygamy
A funny thing happened as I was defending my support of gay marriage to a friend.. I found ou tI support polygamy too. Seriously. Look at the arguments.
How I Voted In Alberta’s 2015 Election
Here’s a rundown of my decision making for how I voted in the 2015 Alberta Election. I present it to inspire you to find your own reasons to vote and choose.
Why I’m Done With Public Education. For Now.
I’m done with public education in Calgary. After watching for a year as it failed my kids, I won’t give it a second chance. I’m putting my kids in private school where they will be nurtured and supported instead of strangled with red tape. CLICK THE IMAGE TO SEE THE STORY
Why I Became A Member Of The Conservative Party Of Canada
I am now a member of the Conservative Party of Canada. My sister will likely disown me. My best friend will likely hug me. I had to do it to try and change what is happening in my neighborhood for my kids.
Calgary Needs A … #3: Whole Bunch Of New Schools
[twitter]This is something I complain about a lot: there are not enough schools in Calgary. Or, better put, there are not enough of the right type of schools in the right places. Planning has not…
Zeitgeist Dismisses Religion As Nothing More Than Sun Worship
[twitter]If you believe in god, if you go to church, if you pray, you are not worshipping a bearded saviour – you are honouring the sun. Yes, the sun. The bright star in the sky….
People Who Got Guns For Christmas
Maybe it has something to do with A Christmas Story. The Red Ryder BB Gun is so much a part of the plot, the kid wants one so bad, that all parents think that kids…
Pinkwashing Breast Cancer Every October
This post was originally published at The Yummy Mummy Club October 6, 2011 [twitter]I was planning on writing a post about how the breast cancer movement has become over commercialized. Pink is persistent in the…
Obama Confirms The Earth Is Round
[twitter]There are times when conventional wisdom of a society changes. 1500 years before Columbus and Magellan, the Greeks had done calculations proving the Earth was a sphere. In fact, they had correctly estimated the circumference…
Wildrose Country Is Not My Country
[twitter]The slogan on the back of every license plate in Alberta is “Wild Rose Country”. The wild rose is the provincial flower of Alberta, and usually starts to bloom in late May. However, during our…
Religion or Ritual?
When does a religious habit become more a cultural tradition than a ritual associated with religion. Jews, Catholics, etc. have rituals, are they religious?
Why Dont More People Vote In America?
[twitter]We are in the middle of an American Election Season that seems to have been going on for months. It’s February, there’s still 9 months until “the real election”, and yet debates, primaries, caucuses and…
To Disclose Or Not To Disclose, That Is The Question
In 2009 disclosure became a big deal in the US when the FTC mandated that blogs detail what is advertising and what is not. It’s the links or tweets that are in areas that generally…
I’m Not As Think As You Drunk I Am
There is much ink being spilled in Alberta as news of the provincial government’s desire to change our drinking driving laws reaches critical mass. Currently the legal limit for blood alcohol is .08 percent. In…