Tag Archives: control freaks

People who like telling other people what to do

I do not consider myself to be one of these people. (Not currently.) I suppose I have been, at times. (At least 3 people who occupy/have occupied very important roles in my life would probably snort rather loudly here & … Continue reading

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Plans

Came across a great quotation the other day. “Planning is not part of our culture. You just get up in the morning and do what you need to do for the day.” – Marilyn Wallace of the Kuku Nyungka ‘mob’ … Continue reading

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Power Over / Power With…

<Nov. 25/10.> I just went into the police station in Oshawa to give the police my new address. (I’m on probation for a climate change-related sit-in I took part in a year ago now.) I’ve been on both sides of … Continue reading

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G is for Gatekeeper

<April 15/10> This phrase came to me today, I guess, because a couple of things I’ve heard lately have made me say out loud “You’re playing gatekeeper!!” (The concept of ‘the gatekeeper’ is not a new one to me.) The … Continue reading

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2 x 4’s: A Few More Thoughts…

<written August 27/09> I wrote an essay a couple of years ago called ‘Ditching the 2 x 4’s’. Just a few quick thoughts to add on this topic… I’ve joked that a lot of us seem to have a 2 … Continue reading

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