Two Lost Landmarks

Two Lost Landmarks

Toronto has changed so much over the years, as have I. I share this memoir of my days in Toronto and two lost landmarks. Continue reading Two Lost Landmarks

Flying Gazebos and Other Perils of Life

Flying Gazebos and Other Perils of Life

My favourite season of the year is spring, when we begin to thaw out  after the long cold winter and things start blooming. It reminds me of a promise – the promise of a warm and sunny glorious summer! Until Continue reading Flying Gazebos and Other Perils of Life

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!

Stronger, Freer – A Celebration of Canada

If you could take a break from your career, where would your passion take you? Prepare to be inspired by a story of two brave people who are following their hearts! Continue reading Stronger, Freer – A Celebration of Canada

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

2016 – The Year That Was

What an interesting year 2016 was! I’m hoping I can keep the momentum going in 2017.  One of the promises I made for 2016 was to try something new at least once a month. I wanted to get out of Continue reading 2016 – The Year That Was

Unexpected Lessons

A speech given a couple of months ago by a fellow Toastmaster had a profound effect on me. I find myself thinking often about what she had spoken of, and many times I thought about forwarding the advice to others. It Continue reading Unexpected Lessons

Evolution

Nintendo started as a trading card company. They released a few board games in the sixties. They also created Mahjong and Twister. All before they came out with a video game. An excellent example of how companies should adapt in order to stay relevant. Continue reading Evolution