Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan.
July 17, 2017 was my first time in Fort Qu’Appelle. I had ridden to Fort Qu’Appelle with my cycling buddy, a short 80 km ride from Regina. 1,673 more words
In April of 2017 Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond won the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction. I am relieved to discover that, because the idea that there was a better, more eloquent, well researched, and presented book released in the competition period I would have eaten my hat. 657 more words
Scientific research indicates that growing up poor may diminish the physical development of a child’s brain. Neuroscientists and Pediatricians alike are increasingly coming forward to indicate that they have seen evidence that poverty itself – and not factors like nutrition, language exposure, family stability, or prenatal issues, as previously thought – may diminish the growth of a child’s brain. 182 more words