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When in doubt …

When I was young, my dad would share his favourite mantra which was: “When in doubt go back to school.” So whenever I was flopping about (which was often) or changing careers (which was often) he didn’t express concern or disgust. Instead, he would push me towards taking a class, or returning to university. He … Continue reading When in doubt …

There’s something about Water

All my life I’ve loved water. That is, immersing myself in it, whether it is simply a shower, or floating in a hot tub, or swimming in a pool, or a lake or the ocean. However, because I’m such a big fan of pools, I like to see the bottom of what I’m swimming in … Continue reading There’s something about Water

Ushering in the year with a word!

When I was a teenager I believed in New Year’s Resolutions. I chose goals that were totally transformative and impossible. And I did this year after year. For example, a favourite was, “I want to turn into a tall, thin blonde with straight hair.” Ah yes! Easy peasy. Truth bombshell revealed. I’m five feet tall … Continue reading Ushering in the year with a word!

Christmas Memories

My Mom She was a very hard worker. Her children had to look presentable and her house needed to sparkle. During the Christmas holidays, she took pride in her sparkling floors. She was on her hands and knees applying floor wax everywhere. My job was to operate the electric polisher. I loved that task. The … Continue reading Christmas Memories

The Magic of Seven – Ann Mortifee

Recently I had the privilege of listening to a radio interview given by Canada’s Ann Mortifee. She’s known as a singer, composer, librettist (full disclosure – I had to look that word up – that is she is the writer of librettos). As well, she’s an author, story teller and keynote speaker around the world. … Continue reading The Magic of Seven – Ann Mortifee