Category Archives: Thought-provoking

Cautiously Daring to Hope

At work the other day, I found a pair of Brandon Collegiate Institute yearbooks from 1944 and 1945.  For those of you who don’t know, BCI was a former Brandon high school.  Like most high schools, BCI had a yearbook, which was entitled “The New Era.”  In the mid-1970s, the building was converted into an elementary school and, after much deliberation, they decided to name the new elementary school after … Continue reading

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Looking Up or Looking Down

Alright, I confess.  I’ve been a people watcher for as long as I can remember.  Even as a little kid, I would often look into other vehicles’ windows at red lights and sometimes I would curiously stare at strangers on the street, bemused.  It was never a creepy desire to spy on other people or poke my nose into their personal lives; I was more just curious about the world … Continue reading

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