Author Archives: Jane Fritz

Yes You Can!

Everyone deserves someone in their life to tell them “Yes you can”. Even better if everyone could have many, many people telling them that they can and should reach for the stars. But one voice alone can make all the … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: spreading kindness

Kindness seems to be in short supply these days in many parts of the world. We need all we can get, now more than ever in such stressful, uncertain times. Hopefully these kindness quotes will resonate with you. Pick one … Continue reading

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Map Monday: looking at air quality in a world wracked by wildfires

The topic of this week’s Map Monday was inspired by a link sent to me by a friend.  Thanks, Sharon. The world is watching the horrific wildfires in California, Oregon, and the state of Washington, which are following closely on … Continue reading

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Mother Nature doesn’t care if you believe in science or not

It seems to be fashionable these days for people to pick and choose among scientific theories and advice, depending on whether they like the implications of that scientific advice. They may treat one scientific theory like the gospel and another … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: leading a meaningful life

For most people in the northern hemisphere, Labour Day is the real mark of a new year. School begins, activities resume that have been in recess during the summer, and as summer starts to fade – and the glorious colours … Continue reading

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Map Monday: taking a look at geological and weather events around the world

This Map Monday presents an overview of what kind of geological and weather events one may encounter across the globe. Some of these maps are a few years old, although within a decade. One thing to keep in mind is … Continue reading

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Thoughtful Thursday: Choosing hope


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Look out, sporting goods stores, there’s a new trend in running attire!

OK, so maybe it’s not a trend. But I couldn’t help but sit up and take notice when the New York Times’ running newsletter showed up in my email inbox this week with the intriguing title “Naked Came the Runners”. … Continue reading

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