Remembering the good in the world

Remembering the good in the world

This year has been tough, on everyone. Pandemics, global disasters, economies crumbling, social unrest… The list goes on. This year (2020) has become sononymous with “shit”. It’s the year that no one wanted and that everyone wants to end. As a...
Un-Socializing – to be more social

Un-Socializing – to be more social

A year ago, I decided to make a concious effort to spend less time on social media. Why did I do this? Did my plan work? Will I keep this up? Unplugging: My life, as with many people now, is centered around being online. I work online, I play video games online, I...
My happiest birthday ever!

My happiest birthday ever!

This past weekend was my favourite birthday party ever. My daughter, Willow, turned one! It wasn’t much of a “Party” as no one got invited over, thanks to COVID-19.There wasn’t a lot of food.There wasn’t even a big pile of gifts.Despite...
What’s in the a bag?

What’s in the a bag?

How much can you fit in a shopping bag? It turns out, a lot. In fact two years ago my entire life fit into a shopping bag. One for me, one for my wife. Each filled with clothes and supplies purchased the day before. That was all that we had after a fire destroyed our...
Starting Over

Starting Over

We choose new beginnings all the time. When we change jobs, change our address, change relationships. But what about when it’s the biggest change of your life and it’s not by choice? That’s what I found myself facing when a fire took my families home and all of our...
What’s your life worth?

What’s your life worth?

  I saw this image on Facebook a few years back and instantly loved it. It’s a simple message, yet one that resonated with me. So many people I know get caught in the race of life that they end up working, for the sake of working. They push themselves with...