Category Archives: Family

Will it Change?

The housing market certainly is not what it used to be.  I remember buying our first house for $19,700 with a mortgage payment of $330 per month and thinking, “How will we ever pay for this!”  Homes today certainly have … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

T’is the Season, Christmas is in the air, on the air, in the stores, in the traffic, everywhere! I was asked by my family, “What did I want for Christmas?”  They wanted a list of things they could buy.  I … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Passion?

I remember listening to Robert Fulghum at a Rotary International conference in Portland Oregon in 1990.  Prior to this conference I had never heard of him.  He had a simple delivery of common sense that made you realize that common … Continue reading

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What Does it Take?

We often hear the expression, “It takes a village.”  Too often, I see the devastation left behind by bullying, harassment, and abuse.  Those who have suffered will always carry the scars.  The scars can be lack of self worth, self … Continue reading

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Getting There from Here

The world is changing when it comes to commuting, especially within communities. It seems there are too many cars, all headed in the same direction, with one person in them. In Vancouver, they have Sky Train, West Coast Express, excellent … Continue reading

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2017

I wanted to write a blog on resolutions but, as we all know, they have a life expectancy of about a month and expire like gym memberships.  If we really are serious about change in our lives, we are the … Continue reading

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Ask the Right Questions

  I had an experience recently that made me think.  Like many of us, we have a ‘beer’ fridge in our garage.  We had trouble with it last winter but the freezer section stopped working entirely this last couple of … Continue reading

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