100-Day project

100-Day project

What is a 100-Day project? It is a challenge to complete a short project every day for 100 consecutive days and has become a worldwide phenomenon with people from around the world challenging themselves and others to create – something – every day. History...
Begin to make a new ending

Begin to make a new ending

As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”  Nothing could be closer to the truth.  But before you can begin this process of transformation you have to stop doing the things...

The Power of Story – and TED Talks

Mystery can be an amazing inspiration for telling and keeping stories.   When J.J. Abrams’ spoke at TED, he talked about how mystery drives his interests – AND his storytelling. The thing is that [the unopened box] represents infinite...
Canada Day – Celebration and Memories

Canada Day – Celebration and Memories

Canada Day 2020 is not a typical Canada Day for sure. There are no big musical celebrations or firework spectacles. Social distancing guidelines still limit gatherings in most places and many are unable to travel to be with family. We are still planning some Canada...
Saying goodbye to a much-loved pet

Saying goodbye to a much-loved pet

My heart is breaking. This afternoon, we had to say good-bye to our sweet Sasha. It happened so fast. Last week, she was enjoying sitting by the windows that we could finally open to let in the spring air. She was claiming lap times on TV nights and exerting her royal...

Preparing to ‘let it go’

Let it go There are some stories that we need to let go.  Or more accurately, some related baggage that should be discarded.  It’s important to keep the lessons but unproductive, even unhealthy, to cling to all thoughts of would’ve,...

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