Can I still skate? Make sure you check out the video after the blog post! Here's an understatement of the year! Growing up as a young gay male figure skater in small town Alberta in the 60's and 70's was difficult! In order to make it through each day, at a very young age you … Continue reading …learn from the past!
There is no question the pandemic and COVID have changed all of our lives. So much of what we used to do, we can no longer do! So much of what we want we can't have! Much of our normal day to day has been taken away from us, and in addition to making me … Continue reading A COVID side effect…memories!
***Make sure you check out the new video below!*** In most cases you have a lot of time on your hands when you're retired! I'm always trying to find things to keep me busy, that's why I started this blog. I also have more time to catch up on world events through the news and … Continue reading …out of Retirement!
I have always been a worst case scenario planner! In my previous career, I believe it helped me to be a success! I would have almost every worst possible thing figured out before hand, usually when I should have been sleeping! Sometimes, experience forced me to think this way and in other times it was … Continue reading …be patient!
When you work full time, you have a keen sense of how many days left until you finally get a vacation. The time arrives and you eventually get to head somewhere (anywhere) that isn't work. You've got your trusty camera (on your phone) and discover new locations and things you didn't know. You snap that … Continue reading …a look back is a lesson too!
If this was a typical year, we would just be getting home from our winter down south. I'd be returning to all the plants my friend and neighbour Carmon started for me along with hers. She has a much larger greenhouse leftover from the business she closed down several years ago. This year I did … Continue reading …a bit of sunshine helps!
I must admit I almost forgot all about the COVID 19 Virus and all the serious changes we've all had to make to our lives. It's been a long drawn out winter here at our place just west of Pigeon Lake. I feel like we got a whole lot more snow that other parts of … Continue reading …a little bit of hope!
We've been here before...this farming thing! I honestly thought we'd long past the time when we would think of growing our food, but then I never thought we'd have a pandemic either! Does it count as a life lesson 102 if you do it again? Yes! This is a story of the little chicks … Continue reading …Farmer John 102!
Throughout my professional life I attended a number of seminars, workshops, and sessions geared towards personal development. There were many times I learned an updated technique or new method, but many times they seemed like a waste of time. Often, it wasn't until later that I would realize much of the information was productive, since … Continue reading …a true life lesson 102
Please watch the video below! I hope it gives you a few minutes of calm! In a world where almost everything I do is on a scale of 10 for the intense meter...this week is likely off the charts! Intensity is in my DNA! I've written about how intense a favorite piece of music is to … Continue reading …a pretty intense week!