Category Archives: People

Happy and unhappy and how we think of them

I was thinking about the words happy and unhappy and what they meant and what those things were actually about. I’ll save you considerable reading by telling you how I summed it up: We’re almost always aware of when we’re … Continue reading

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Wonder

“700 light years away … a dying star is building a nebula.” Some people think wonder is the province of children. Some believe, as we get older, we get used to, even blasé about our world. I disagree. Some may … Continue reading

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Hurry and die

A brief poem suggested by this news story: Japan’s Deputy Prime Minister, Taro Aso, Says Old People Should ‘Hurry Up And Die’ Tweet

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Hazards of living in Alberta

I lived in Alberta for roughly twenty years before moving to New Brunswick about five years ago. Over the last few days, I’ve discovered one of the hazards of having lived there for so long. You are never where you … Continue reading

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In praise of the follower

For what seems years now, I’m been hearing about leadership. I’ve been in conferences, read books and seen countless posts online about how you have to be a leader. Everyone on a team has to lead. It’s in leadership that … Continue reading

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