Are you resilient?

Recently, this update appeared in my Facebook feed: What is resilience? I get a text saying the sidewalk is all ripped up outside the [office] that I will not make it in. I pivot to work at [another of our offices]. I get off the wheelchair Uber at St. Clair to take...

Why am I nervous?

A few weeks back, I attended a trip to Cleveland, OH with the Ceremonial Band of the Waterloo Regional Police. While there we attended and performed in the Greater Cleveland Peace Officer Memorial and Tattoo. If you don’t know, a Tattoo is a marching floor show, in...

What am I learning?

On my birthday back in February, I was challenged by a friend to do something inspiring for the world. So, I finally started the podcast series titled “Let’s Go Fly a Kite.”  The podcast is something I’ve procrastinated on for more than a year,...

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...