April 21, 2016

I’m a planner but now that I am married to a military member I have seen planning at a whole new level. I don’t know if it’s true of all military members but my husband has a motto – plan early, plan often – something I’ve shortened to PEPO. That’s another thing I’ve l...

January 22, 2015

I listened to a talk given by Marianne Williamson and later that day I was having a conversation with my hubby about it. One of the things I have noticed recently is that Marianne's talks have gone from a very personal level to a broader social, even global level. Not...

November 27, 2014

They fascinate us, those prickly things, like cacti, hedgehogs, or stiff brushes. They draw you in, just for a little touch, just to see how sharp and pointy it really is. And if you're anything like me there has been at least one time in your life where you have press...

November 20, 2014

I'm experimenting today and if you are reading this thank you for being a part of my experiment.  Normally I sit in my quiet office and take a couple if hours to write my blog. I used to fret for an entire week about what to write but now I often have a vague idea abou...

September 18, 2014

There was excitement in the air! We were going to have dinner with a high school friend whom we had not seen in 35 years. Jay had been Paul's good friend and he was really looking forward to seeing him again. I did not know Jay other than by sight and seeing him after...

April 18, 2014

It’s been five long months for my jobless friend. Money is tight, the marriage is strained, and her feeling of self-worth is plummeting.


Self-worth has to do with how you feel about your usefulness or importance – in the world at large, to another person, or to your pu...

November 28, 2013

For Americans it’s a big deal, the Thanksgiving Holiday. It’s their largest travel period and it’s often more likely for the family to get together on this holiday than Christmas. As a Jamaican we never celebrated Thanksgiving so even though I now live in the US - albe...

September 26, 2013

It’s a cockroach, a thing of such insignificant value and certainly not a thing I’d want hanging around me. In fact, I’d probably want to kill it even if I didn’t do the actual act. This creates a huge dilemma for my Buddhist friend, Tony.


He doesn't want to share spac...

September 19, 2013

Though we got up on time for that special day not much after that seemed to go well. We were in Ottawa for a medal ceremony and scheduled to fly home that night. Or so we thought. As I dressed to go out for breakfast Paul checked the flight information on his computer...

August 22, 2013

"We speak a lot about sunrises...and sunsets. It’s what happens in between that usually counts the most. Kinda like the dates on a headstone...there’s a whole heap hidden behind that dash." ~ Max Earle


I read this Facebook quote by my friend Max on the day before my Da...

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