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An essential ingredient to surviving, and thriving

An essential ingredient to surviving, and thriving

My friend writes cryptically, wittily (is that a word?) and well. Then throws in the odd foreign language word or expression, just to make us take notice.   So it was delightful, this past weekend, to read a piece he sent us about his past week’s unplanned hospital...

Success is not a solo endeavor

I don’t know about you but it seems every self-help guru whose website I’ve ever visited now has me on their daily email list.   Mostly I ignore the emails or trash them.  But since they do have good stuff from time to time (probably a lot more often than I have time...

Behind the veneer

I’ve been training quite seriously for the past six weeks for my trek to Machu Picchu next month. Part of that means a disciplined exercise regime—my son and I will be trekking for four days at elevations between 8000 and 15,000 ft. (2400 and 4600 m.) I’ve always been...
Why all Canadian NHL teams missed the playoffs

Why all Canadian NHL teams missed the playoffs

This last week of the NHL season could be pretty meaningless for Canadians. Not a single Canadian team makes the playoffs. It means the 23rd straight year the Cup will go to an American team. Or we could try to find some meaning in this travesty, the overthrow of...