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 other day...

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There is no one for me to blame but me

This video popped up in my Facebook feed recently. Start by watching this video before continuing.  Well, doesn't Mandy put life into perspective? How many times have I told myself I cannot have something I really want or felt trapped by something in life? How often...

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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 &...

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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 one of my...

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Are you happy?

I came across this inspirational post on Facebook this week: Don't wait for things to get easier, simpler, better. Life will always be complicated. Learn to be happy right now. Otherwise, you'll run out of time.  This got me thinking about how I live my life. How many...

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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 I'd try to fix...

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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 creativity levels drop, so...

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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...

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It’s Spring!

I live in Canada, where our seasons are all about change. I'm sitting in my backyard right now, enjoying a spring evening while writing this newsletter.  There is a warm breeze gently moving past me, bringing with it the promise of warmer days ahead. The trees are...

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Are you living today?

Have you ever noticed how busy the world is trying to get somewhere? I see it on the streets as I'm driving somewhere. I see it on airplanes as people push to be the first one off. I see it in business as people are always after that next promotion. Recently, I found...

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