Ever since my iPhone started tracking how much time I spent by looking at the screen and reporting my...
I’m going to apologize for the rant in advance – but there’s a few things I need to get...
I have a met a few good artist friends at art events who are spending their lives creating beautiful...
Journal June 25, 2021
Have you seen any of those mental health related posts on social media lately? Something like this: Mental health issues related to our lock down and the pandemic are especially hard for people with depression and other mental health disorders. Could any two of my Facebook friends just copy... Read more
Chances are you have some travel vouchers waiting to be used. With vaccines becoming more readily available to larger groups of eligible people, you may be itching to go somewhere different than your backyard. But what’s the best way to make use of your vouchers? Travel in general, airlines... Read more
A few years ago I got to spend my 30th birthday in Vancouver – I wrote a post about how an older couple, without ever knowing it, helped me celebrate by playing Auld Lang Syne for me. It’s a story about how you’ll never know how much of an... Read more
Did you watch the Netflix documentary ‘My Octopus Teacher’? In the movie, you’ll see the unusual friendship between a human and an octopus living in a South African kelp forest. The filmmaker documents the animal sharing the mysteries of the underwater world. Many people who watched the documentary might assume that... Read more
Entrepreneur April 1, 2021
Have you ever heard of the Dutch “polder model”? According to Wikipedia, the polder model is consensus decision-making: The polder model is based on the acclaimed Dutch version of consensus-based economic and social policy making in the 80s and 90s. It gets its name from the Dutch word for... Read more
Travel March 4, 2021
Looking for an airline refund due to Covid19? A while ago I wrote an article about how travel is NOT the enemy. Well, neither are the airlines. Sure, there may be a few exceptions to that rule with airlines providing less than poor service. I’ve shared my fair portion... Read more
My biggest problem in building a business? There are many – but the one I struggle with the most lately is not that people don’t buy what I’m offering. It’s not that everybody tells me they’re not interested. It’s not a lack of inspiration, time, or even money. It’s... Read more