I feel that 2020 is the year of driving towards new and different adventures and being open to the universe. To that end, I have identified three themes that will move me in said direction...
As extensively alluded to in my previous post, life has been moving at quite the intense pace recently. All the ongoing changes are being welcomed with open arms and great enthusiasm, and I am teetering at the precipice of both exhilarated and completely overwhelmed. I try to be mindful of when I teeter, so I … Continue reading Staying Grounded During Life Transitions
Sometimes we get injured. It sucks, and it happens. As discussed in a previous post, I sprained my ankle a few weeks ago. My usual, busy schedule has been thinned to a few sedentary activities. Needless to say, I'm going a little bit stir-crazy. I always try to make the most of such non-optional idleness … Continue reading 12 Things To Do When You’re An Injured, Active Person Who Loves Lists
I travel a lot. My job demands extensive travel so I spend a lot of time on airplanes, at hotels and Airbnbs, and in boardrooms. Recently I have repeatedly found myself in the American south east which, coming from an island on the Canadian west coast predominately populated by wealthy hippies, is more alien than … Continue reading Finding Vegetables in Houston
"Pardon me thou bleeding piece of earth that I am meek and gentle with these butchers" - William Shakespeare I grew up on Vancouver Island during the early 1990s, as the environmental movement was just gaining momentum. The environmental activists in Carmanah Valley, Walbran Valley, and Clayquot Sound were heroes protecting ancient forests from irreparable … Continue reading Bearing Witness to Changing Landscapes
I admit it: I'm the mythical 'morning person' who is cheerful and bubbly before their first cup of coffee. I reliably wake up perky and enthusiastic, I love meeting friends for coffee before work, and on weekends I am often home and showered from a decent hike by 11 am. Granted, my enthusiasm for morning … Continue reading Early Morning Habits
What is the point of a New Years Resolution? I ask myself this a lot. The year from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 is absolutely no different than the year from March 26, 2018 to March 25, 2019; the same seasons flowing into each other in the same order, the same days, the … Continue reading Why I made a New Years Resolution