Today I am officially in my 40’s. I am done being 40 years old and now I am moving fully into the decade of my life known as my 40’s. [Read more…]
Do you ever look in the mirror and wonder who that person is that is staring back at you? It has been happening to me quite a bit lately. I think in part because [Read more…]
This is not my mug shot…
As you can tell, I’m a white guy. I’m a little worn out, starting my journey through middle age en route to the grumpy old may shouting at kids to get them off of my lawn. Since you are reading this you know that I sometimes pretend to be a writer.
This past week Scaachi Koul, a senior writer at Buzzfeed Canada who happens to be a woman put a call out on Twitter for long form writing pitches particularly from writers who are not white and not male. [Read more…]
I'm not sure where I first heard this phrase. It has been floating around my head a lot lately. It is a useful phrase when thinking about politics, business, writing, new projects, anything really... Often we get bogged down trying to figure out how to do something perfectly or waiting until we have more and more information until we can make the perfect decision. Unfortunately perfect rarely if ever comes and so we either end up not doing something, not making a decision or dissatisfied with the outcome because our expectations are impossible to meet.
Today is our 14th wedding anniversary.
In 14 years of marriage I have learned a few things – so long as ‘a few’ means 14. [Read more…]