Then he pulled out a note and handed it to Dawn and said, "look what I found inside the chair". It was a note from Dawn's Grandma Anderson. It was dated October 1984. It provided providence about the chair's history. It went back to at least 1934 when they purchased it.
After 6 weeks of sleeping better, I have some free advice so it’s worth every penny.
Today, after saying goodbye to the few people working over the Holidays, I closed my laptop, left my pass card on top and strolled out of 2001 Thurston for the last time. This, after deleting 20,000 in-box emails. Another 15,000 sent. If you have been waiting on something from me, whoops. Sorry. That's a lot … Continue reading Deleting 20,000 emails
I could while away the hoursConferrin' with the flowersConsultin' with the rainAnd my head I'd be scratchin'While my thoughts were busy hatchin'If I only had a brain Incivility in Canada? Say it ain't so? It's been a damaging few weeks in our Nation. The Federal Election rhetoric was brutal. Social Media in particular, but all … Continue reading If I Only Had A Brain – aka Endorphins versus Cortisol
I now really like Autumn. And sharing some thoughts on the season.
My retirement from Rogers Media was announced this week. By year’s end, I will be spending much more time in weekend mode. At least for a period. Although I’ve known I was going to do this for a while, it really doesn’t sink in until you see the memo. SVP of Rogers Radio, Julie Adam, … Continue reading Change in store for 2020
I had an epiphany last week about my Dad in the unlikeliest of places.
Worth a repost today. Happy International Women’s Day.
By Danny Kingsbury
Those lyrics are iconic and everyone knows the next line……..I am woman. Helen Ready’s Liberation Anthem was actually in my opinion a powerful piece of writing.
I am woman, hear me roar
In numbers too big to ignore
And I know too much to go back an’ pretend
‘Cause I’ve heard it all before
And I’ve been down there on the floor
No one’s ever gonna keep me down again
Oh yes, I am wise
But it’s wisdom born of pain
Yes, I’ve paid the price
But look how much I gained
If I have to, I can do anything
I am strong
I am invincible
I am woman
International Women’s Day has come and gone. It was interesting to watch and read social media, editorials and news reports this week. I was really happy to see unanimous support from everyone. I shouldn’t be surprised…
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It’s not a book. But I’m happy to share some feelings about hitting 60 years of age. It’s a pretty awesome time.
Happy first weekend of December. It's been a busy fall. To borrow a song lyric , "I've been one poor correspondent and too too hard to find. But it doesn't mean you ain't been on my mind". I use that lyric a lot with friends when I haven't been in touch, but it's one of … Continue reading The Sweet and Salty Jo Bee