Drivers … drive

I live in Kitchener, Ontario. Much like any city, we have some road construction going on. Unlike many cities though, it’s happening at an unprecedented level.  You drive up a street one day and nothing. You come back the next day, and there’s a detour....

The family we choose

This weekend Rosie and I went camping at Bon Echo Provincial Park, which is about four hours from home. It was our first time out this season, and we certainly picked a beautiful park to visit. Yesterday, we were heading home and made it as far as the 407 &...

Spring is here!

There are only 209 Shopping days until Christmas! OMG, that means winter is coming too! Before you know it the temperatures will be dropping, the snow will be flying and we’ll all be back to complaining about the weather.  I’m writing this while sitting in...

Stop fixing things

How do you react to someone who’s crying? What if they’re angry or upset about something? I know how I used to respond to situations like this. I would respond by trying to fix it for them. If the person is angry at a situation they found themselves in...

Stop setting the alarm

4When I don’t get enough sleep, in ways, there is a price I pay. First, is how my energy levels are low. I can feel like I’m just going through the motions of life. It can be difficult to connect with others as I just don’t feel as open. My...

An old tire

The other day I was driving through the Arabian Desert when the GPS told us to turn right. Seriously, it was the Arabian Desert, and we were on a road marked on the GPS. It was nothing more than a tractor path by Canadian standards, and there were even a couple of...