Cause of Death

Suicide is the method of death, the cause is mental illness. Why are we afraid to say that? Continue reading Cause of Death

Happy Dad’s Day

Happy Dad’s Day

Any man can be a father; it takes a very special person to be a real Dad though. Continue reading Happy Dad’s Day

This is Me!

Wanted to quickly share somethings, so I guess this is a “quicky” post. I did one of those stupid Facebook quizzes today – the kind of thing I tell everyone NOT to do because they’re just mining your friends and Continue reading This is Me!

Where Did Everyone Go?

I think it started with Automated Teller Machines (ATM). TD Bank introduced us to the Green Machine and we fell in love. No longer did we have to wait in line to deposit our pay-cheques or withdraw money. Convenience was Continue reading Where Did Everyone Go?

Timeless Advice 

I recently turned 60, and it’s been a surreal experience. I tell myself that I’m not “really” 60, and then I look in the mirror and realize that yes, sadly I really am. I thought I would commemorate this depressing Continue reading Timeless Advice 

For the Love of Books

I love books. All books. I hold them in the highest reverence. I love to hold them, smell them, read them, listen to them; I love hardcovers, paperbacks, audiobooks, and ebooks. I have collected leather bound books most of my Continue reading For the Love of Books

Separation Anxiety

A few years ago, I had a conversation with a coworker that has stuck in my mind ever since. It was about the difference between work friends and “real” friends. Her opinion was that work friends were temporary friends – when you Continue reading Separation Anxiety

Be Healthy… Stay Well

In this post, I’m going to share with you a story and tell you about a series of events to led me to discover a health professional who has helped me to find my way to a healthier self. First Continue reading Be Healthy… Stay Well

Who’s on Trial?

I’ve been following the Jian Ghomeshi trial and have an admission to make – when I listened to the evidence provided by his lawyer about the first two accusers, I thought “Who sends flirtatious emails to someone who has attacked Continue reading Who’s on Trial?

Ok, let’s talk: A response to the Bell Let’s Talk campaign

Today is Bell’s Let’s Talk Day. I agree, but there’s more to talk about than Bell would like to admit. This is my first time actually re-posting another blog post, but what it says is so important. You need to Continue reading Ok, let’s talk: A response to the Bell Let’s Talk campaign