Mind Shower

Hamilton has been called the city of waterfalls. Circled by the Niagara Escarpment, there are over 100 waterfalls in the greater Hamilton area. Several of them in walking distance of my house. This video is taken at Tews Falls in the Spencer Gorge. It’ where I...

I Call Her a Mouseketeer But I'm Jealous

When I first saw Marie on video, I dismissed her as a “Mouseketeer.” She looked to me like she was playing a character from one of those YTV series for tweens, complete with sparkly reminders appearing on screen whenever she said something “tweetable.” I was shocked...

Deeply Fascinating

I’m a big fan of Hugh MacLeod over at Gaping Void.  His daily cartoons make my day. I have a print of Hugh’s over my desk.  It says: I’d love to help you out but sadly that week I’m going to be deeply fascinating. Whenever friends or colleagues...

You Should Be Grateful

All of the positive psychology research agrees on one point.  Gratitude is central to our happiness.  And one of the fastest ways from here to happy is to reflect on those things and people we are grateful for. Today, for example, I am grateful for my little house...

What it Feels Like to Be Alive

“People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life.  I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking.  I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive…” Joseph Campbell This past few weeks...