My father was a Canadian. My mother was an American. My mother’s mother, my maternal grandmother, was Canadian. As such, my mother grew up in Canada. I spent a lot of time with my Grandparents on my father’s side of the family during the many family visits we made to Ontario whist I was growing … More A Grandparent’s Legacy
Having worked in the corporate world for over 25 years, I heard the adage, on more than one occasion, that I, or maybe my entire team, needed to give our assigned project at least 100 percent effort. But, we were also told that management would like it even better if we applied 110 percent of … More When Mathematical Theories Don’t Apply
Many of you know that we drive a big rig delivering Broadway shows across our nation. As such most of our time is out traversing the roads. Daily we encounter situations that most commuters don’t. High traffic areas, overcrowded freeways, lineups for toll booths, accident scenes, etc. Knowing about road and weather conditions is vital … More Caught in a Whirlwind
Love – pure love – is a hotly sought after goal for most people. When I was a child, I dreamed of meeting my perfect “Prince Charming,” that fairy tale love who rode in like a knight in perfectly polished, gleaming armor riding in to swoop me up and on to the back of his … More Happily Ever After
We have a bit of a running joke, my husband and I. It’s about wine, but not that kind of wine to which our minds immediately turn. It’s the more annoying brand: whine. I venture that anyone whose ever been the parent of a preschooler has been subjected to enough doses of whine to make … More Want a Little Bit of Cheese with that Whine?
It’s reported that the great hero in the Christian faith, C.S. Lewis once said: “Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.” However, attributing the quote to C.S. Lewis is a misnomer. This quote is an adaptation of a quote from Charles Marshall in Shattering the Glass Slipper. Regardless of who … More Do the Next Right Thing
One of the most important inventions that we have is that of a wheel. In fact, some people think that the wheel is the single most important invention ever. A simple round circle with no beginning or no end, transformed this world. Wheels are classified as a simple machine, which was invented to make the … More The Very Center