Category Archives: Challenges

Anthony Van Zant: Low Down

Longer: Further: Still: In the crowd: On the street: That very next step in the actual moment Was going to be me

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Deference

Wrote about decision by the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario: Masetich v. Value Village Stores, 2016 HRTO 1229. The decision involves a difference in interpretation as to the nature of accommodation an employer must give in relation to caregiving responsibilities. … Continue reading

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Major to Minor

From a story by Haley Ritchie, “Winter doc shares stories from streets”, also titled “Winter documentary on Ottawa homeless will make you shiver“, Metro Ottawa, October 24, 2016. Story about amateur filmmaker Stephen Coleman and his work interviewing and filming … Continue reading

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Lights and Howl

Evening, waiting for the bus. Person howling at the lights of a stopped truck. Then into the bus shelter, to howl at himself, challenge himself, chastise himself. Bus arrives. The calmdown. He knows that control is required. Starts muffled mutterings … Continue reading

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none of us pure II

But I aint so sho that ere a man has the right to say what is crazy and what aint. It’s like there was a fellow in every man that’s done a-past the sanity or the insanity, that watches the … Continue reading

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none of us pure

Sometimes I aint so sho who’s got ere a right to say when a man is crazy and when he aint. Sometimes I think it aint none of us pure crazy and aint none of us pure sane until the … Continue reading

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Away

Picked up a 1971 Time-Life book, Photojournalism, from the public library used bookstore. Transfixed by a particular photo from 1942, by I. Russell Sorgi. First time seen by me, though it appears to be quite famous. When one searches “I. … Continue reading

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