The antagonist, the bear poker, the trouble maker…the advocate?

Do these words all the mean the same thing to you? Can someone be an advocate and an antagonist at the same time? I find myself asking these questions as of late. You see, I am someone who cannot sit aside when something happens that goes against my core values and principles. Ironic for someone…

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A story of inspiration and courage

If you or a family member were to receive a diagnosis of a disease that would completely change your lives and make everyday life a challenge from here on out, how would you react? Denial. Anger. Self-pity. Regret. Shock. Sadness. Acceptance. Would you hide it, bury it deep down and pretend it didn’t even exist?…

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Finding your tribe…

It’s a nice feeling when you find like minded people and an inclusive environment isn’t it? In the past year of my creative journey I have been lucky enough to have found a few of these on Instagram. Strange that I should find it on social media of all places, considering that I am not…

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What do you see?

When you look at the people pictured here, what do you see? Do you see happy, healthy and active people? People taking risks or those that stand out from the crowd? Maybe you see adventurers: those doing things that you yourself wouldn’t do? Perhaps you’ve wanted to try surfing, skateboarding or express yourself in a…

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Have cane, will travel.

I’ve always dreamed of traveling the world. Unfortunately, it would seem, life always got in the way. In my 20’s I was eager to pursue my education and then find work, plus I was broke, so no travel then. (Unless you count the times I spent what money I had returning to Newfoundland to visit…

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KnowledgeABLE featuring Pamela from The Blind Thistle: Finding Your Way in the Chaos

Originally posted on Navigating Blindness:
Hello there – It’s Pamela dropping in from The Blind Thistle! I’ve been invited as a guest blogger here on Navigating Blindness. I will be sharing my tips and suggestions on how to make the home a better space to navigate for the Visually-Impaired (VI). I ‘met’ Kim (the lovely…

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