I think I’m running the Royal Victoria Marathon this year for Sarah; Oct 1, 1992 – Oct 5, 1992. Sarah Estelle Jean Klassen Wotherspoon was born five weeks early, but she weighed 5 lbs, 10 oz – a healthy weight for a preemie. It was a Thursday. The pediatrician expected a good outcome, despite her […]
Believe it or not, Elizabeth Gilbert was a name surprisingly unfamiliar to me. Prior to having seen her inspiring video on creative genius last year, I had only ever heard about this author’s “freakishly” successful non-fiction book Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. The book was a prominent […]
As we move through our lives, we meet people whom we sometimes judge too quickly. I believe some of these people are angels sent to teach us valuable lessons.
Writer David Lennam analyzes the Winter Olympics and offers ten tips to make them much more watchable, including lessons from the Jamaican Bobsled Team.
When a family’s old house burns down, can shiny new renovations ever replace stories that were hidden in old walls?
I am okay with some wrinkles. I am fine with the shifting shape of my butt. Even my worsening arm wattle isn’t that alarming … but accepting crazy cat lady-ness? Uh-uh.
It’s a little known, but (mostly) true fact that an elusive bit of DNA known as the Frugality Gene can govern a person’s entire behavior. Susan Ivory separates thrift from cheap.
Even for a social media lover, there are days when social media is too, well, social. But sometimes amidst the noise, you’ll find a single beautiful clear message.
For most of my life I had been consumed by negative thinking. This was part of who I was … or rather, who I believed myself to be.
When we put out the call to action to local artists, we also told them they could leave no visible mark after their installation was removed. No holes, or glue or painting could be done on the actual container. So the whole thing was themed on “No Visible Mark.”