Ask yourself how far your lectures have gotten you? ___ There are a lot of things that you can start at New Years. New exercise programs. New eating routines. New approach to your marriage. New, new, new. Starting new things is fun. But there is one thing that is even better. I want to stop … More The Best New Years Resolution: Go on a Lecture Diet
Canada celebrates our 149th birthday today! ___ Today is Canada’s birthday. It’s our way of holding a “True North Strong And Free” celebration. Canada’s national anthem reminds us of some of the things that Canada is all about: Our land is vast and our people are vaster. We are a country of vasterness. I know that’s … More What Does it Mean to Be Canadian?
Americans, Canada is your best Candidate for the next election! ___ Okay American friends, this video made me crack up. It’s funny and makes us laugh at ourselves. I had to write about it and post it… just because it is so well done. We know that America is a great country. We just want … More Canada for President
We are in need of a healthy dose of what I call Blame Retardant. ___ I find blame fascinating. One of the earliest human stories we know of involves a classic blame triangle. The story is familiar and goes something like this: Garden of Eden, don’t eat from the tree, they liked the apple, they … More Donald Trump and the Politics of Blame
Be careful where you look, because what you see may change you. ___ What do you see when you look at your reflection? Have you thought about what your reflection sees when it looks back? The Reflection Project Our reflections can change us. Looking at a reflection is like dreaming while we are awake. It is … More Reflexion: The Reflection Project
My son and I were out for a walk last night and he asked me a question that grabbed me. The question seemed simple, but it tugged at something deep in my soul. “Dad, why do most countries end in An: American, Canadian, European, Indian, African.” I had never thought about that before. ___ The question stopped … More An Earth Shattering Question
Canada Day 2015: we celebrate the National Department of Photoshopping. Canada is known for many things: Hockey, cold weather, a Beer Pipeline and also for Photoshopping our natural beauty and our interstellar assets. First off, we wanted to let you know that we are not sorry for Photoshopping ourselves. We admit that it is unusual for Canada … More Canada Day 2015: We’re sorry, but we have photoshopped our country
http://www.postcrossing.com I like to run with mosquitoes. Don’t misunderstand me. I hate mosquitoes. In Canada we have a lot of mosquitoes, but if you want to be outside, you have to deal with them. If you haven’t met a mosquito, they are tiny little flying vampires that suck your blood and sound like a buzzing … More Do you like running with mosquitoes?
If you are lost in a relationship, will you find yourself at the Lost and Found? Maybe the Lost and Found could be staffed by Psychologists or Pastors. This way if you lose yourself and you need to talk, you know where to go. Unless you lose your memory. What you will find at the Lost and … More Getting Lost and Finding Yourself
One weekend, four people, one tent: Family camping. Do I need to say more? My family and I are reclaiming camping as a family activity. It’s a love-hate thing: Sticky-matted hair, camping breath, smoky-smelling armpits and feet that smell like outdoor bathrooms. I think you understand why we have taken a vacation from camping for … More Camping and the Stories that Make Us