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...
It doesn’t count unless it’s in print…

It doesn’t count unless it’s in print…

Today I received a pleasant surprise, a book! That’s an odd thing for me to say, seeing as how I don’t really enjoy reading and rarely dive into books. This was a little different though. A few years ago, while I was still working at FreshBooks – a...
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...