Not Giving In or Giving Up

Jennifer “Lizzie” MacDonald is clear that she is not conventional when it comes to societal norms. She is not afraid to feel her feelings, including sadness, frustration, and pain. “There will always be a struggle in life,” she says. I am not going to give in or give up, but show up each morning and […]

Posted On: 2021-04-01

Embracing the Storm

Blasted by severe wind gusts and sideways rain, Mel Nicholls feels most alive and passionate. She is an outdoor girl, and always has been. Intuitively, and especially in these conditions, she understands her insignificance in comparison to the natural forces around her. But, at the same time, is infused with life energy that flows amongst […]

Posted On: 2021-03-05

Finding the Mystery and Goodness in Life

Over the years as a photographer, John Fago has visited many countries, seeking and seeing people and places, familiar and unfamiliar. Images and text tell the story of countries, and individuals who live unique and enriched lives. The viewer transcends barriers erected by time and space and can clearly see the paradox that each person […]

Posted On: 2021-02-08

Looking Back & to the Future

As we look back on 2020, it may be an understatement to say it has been a hard year for everyone. We have collectively experienced so many changes triggered by a pandemic that has claimed almost two million lives, caused mass unemployment, hardship, and hunger. Although the Corona virus has created the global backdrop, it […]

Posted On: 2021-01-01

Rebel With a Cause

Tracy is smart, spirited, and articulate. A nurse by trade, and a mother of a nine-year-old son, she is not someone who looks for a fight. However, when she learned Denmark-based, Rockwool, a stone wool manufacturing facility, was to be built in the community she had just left, she had to move back. She knew […]

Posted On: 2020-12-04

‘Good Ol’ Fashioned’ Word of Mouth

2020 has been quite a year for this world! It has also been a memorable year for SideStix. This year marks our 10th anniversary in business. Our vision: to provide a durable, comfortable, and versatile forearm crutch – specifically designed to enable access to terrain that is typically “out of bounds” for crutch users. Our […]

Posted On: 2020-11-06