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Hooray! A New Failure and Another Step Towards Success

April 8, 2013


Two years ago, I landed my dream job that provided what at the time was endless possibilities, more opportunity than I could handle, a work/life balance that most people dream of and a decent salary to boot. Unfortunately, that new-job-smell wore off within the first year and was replaced with the stench of more work […]

The Always and The Never Lists

April 1, 2013


I read an article about creating an ‘always’ and a ‘never’ lists and something about it resonated with me. I learned years ago that I should “never say never” because as life unfolds, priorities change and perspectives shift, I find myself dealing with feelings of guilt and hypocrisy doing things now that for years I […]

Creating A Small World After All; Without the Figurines or Roundelay

January 19, 2011


This week I’ve been in Toronto visiting friends and family in a big city that I used to call home. Arriving at Pearson International it isn’t as much a giant international terminal as a familiar place where I catch a ride with my Dad back to my old neighbourhood where even though it’s all very […]

A Legacy She’d Be Proud Of

January 10, 2011


One year ago yesterday, my relationship with my Mother changed forever. She died in Ontario surrounded by her family and the people she loved. I sat beside her and held her hand for hours until eventually, her time with us here, ended. In the past few weeks, I’ve been thinking about this day and how […]

Change: The Groundwork for Opportunity

November 28, 2010


As a part of maintaining momentum, I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately. There are a few blogs that I read regularly, typically they are written by people that share my perspective on living a meaningful and fulfilled life, and in sharing their point-of-view they inspire and encourage me to continue pursuing the kind […]