The Weight is Heavier This Year

Aging is interesting, and the time that passed me by this year has also been interesting. Granted, we as a collective have gone through so much pain, sorrow, and perhaps joy at new developments. But I think it is safe to say that it has been a pretty shit year for us all. I certainly … Read more

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A Working Family

These are pressing times indeed. Whether you are hoarding the many rolls of toilet paper from fear of shitting yourself, or living in absolute denial of this thing, “begrudgingly” staying home or closing shop with work. We are all affected by this pandemic, and for most us, we will be unable to make an income … Read more

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Common Sense isn’t so Common.

Is there a stigma of working through illness in our society? What about how companies reward you for never taking a sick day? With COVID-19 on the rise, it is funny how common sense needs to be reminded of to the public, like staying home when you are sick, to washing our hands and remembering to be hygienic. However, why is a global pandemic the reminder
to employers and others in leadership roles on being mindful to their employees health?

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“Positive Vibes Only”

When I was in high school, my mom usually came home late after work. So, if I wasn’t working, me or my sis would cook dinner for the family before she came home. It was usually instant stuff, like hamburger helper or Kraft dinner, but sometimes it was an opportunity for me to work on … Read more

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A Night with Mahler

I had the pleasure of listening to Gustav Mahler’s 2nd Symphony, Resurrection, at Jack Singer Concert Hall, and I have to say, it was a wonderful performance by the Calgary Philharmonic orchestra (CPO.) The ability of the orchestra in capturing the multitude of emotions that Mahler employs in his masterpiece was exceptional. There was moments … Read more

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