The poet reflects on a visit to a city forest-park....

"A conversation involves two voices speaking and listening, and above all, taking turns to share their thoughts!"...

"These large and small acts, given freely, are what bind communities together.   Volunteering is helping, not hiring; giving, not taking; contributing, not counting the cost"...

"On September 7, 1999 what was thought impossible became reality – St. Bonaventure’s College – an independent Roman Catholic School in the Jesuit Tradition opened its doors to its first 196 students."...

"Dog, Boy and Dad did the pre-flight, loaded luggage and took off westward. Boy and Dog fell into dramamine induced slumber and missed daylight as it passed us crossing the prairies westward. It was like a wedge, moving forward, turning off lights in farm yards and small towns". ...

"The program stresses “People Led Development,” working with, rather than for, people.  The training program prepares people to return to their communities with appropriate leadership skills. "...

"I wish to raise two points which are rarely heard in the discussion on electoral reform. The first has to do with what political scientists call “interest aggregation” and the second with what they call “legitimacy.”"...

Henri Nouwen says, “Real human grief allows the illusion of immortality to die in us.”  So while we acknowledge the mortality of so many loved ones whom we have lost, let us also acknowledge our own mortality."...

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