Into the vortex we go…

Into the vortex we go…

As I stew about the current state of our world I allow myself timeouts for deep thought. They are permissible in my mind because I’m crazy enough to believe that I will change the world. Thank you Steve Jobs. On this particular day I’m deep into the...
Misunderstood

Misunderstood

Several years ago I hired someone who took all my old family home movies (VHS) and converted them to a digital format. My kids have long since flown the nest, both of them successful, loving humans. Converting the videos was about minimizing “stuff” I kept holding...
Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Books! And the Impact of Constant Distraction

Distracted or Focused How is your ability to focus these days? You know, the ability to focus without distraction on a cognitively demanding task? According to Cal Newport in his book “Deep Work: Rules for focused success in a distracted world”, our...
What the World Needs Now

What the World Needs Now

What the world needs now… …is love, sweet love. It’s the only thing that there’s just too little of… I’ve always loved that song. In fact it’s been part of my own internal soundtrack for many years. Wait, what are you pausing for? Doesn’t everyone have an...
Canada: Let Love Lead

Canada: Let Love Lead

Canada Day has always been a special day for me, specifically one of profound love for my country and deep gratitude. My family immigrated from Scotland in 1974, sponsored by my generous Aunt and Uncle, Charles & Moira White. I’ll never forget that first car ride...