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I don’t mean to start this blog post off with a downer, but its impetus is in some way due to the sudden death of a friend of ours this past weekend. Along with shock and sorrow, the news got … Continue reading
The “Meetings: the practical alternative to work” poster I shared in a recent post seemed to resonate with many readers, for some strange reason. 😉 Isn’t it amazing what we do to ourselves! A friend of mine who ended up … Continue reading
The title of this post may sound like I have started getting serious about meditation and am about to reveal some intriguing beginner’s insights. Sorry, but not even close. I have spent the first week of the New Year doing … Continue reading
The expression “Freedom 55” has gone the way of the dodo, and there are more and more articles about 70 being the new 60. Retirement age is being pushed back, and (some) people talk about not being able to imagine … Continue reading
John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born 100 years ago this Monday and my mother, Clare Wood Currie, was born 100 years ago this coming Sunday. When JFK was assassinated in 1963 – the shot that stunned a country and most of … Continue reading
Labour Day. The last weekend of summer. In most parts of North America, the Labour Day Weekend marks the “real” end of summer and the return to life’s routine (not to mention Labour Day sales). Let’s call it the end … Continue reading
One morning last week my husband and I were reading the papers over our morning coffee when he read out, “According to this poll, Canada is ranked number 1 for women in the G20.” My knee-jerk reaction was something like … Continue reading