Category Archives: Family

What is Life?

Is it work?  Is it play?  What constitutes the life we lead? We start life with play, part of the great learning cycle of life, but unfortunately many of us forget to do this much past adolescence.  Yes, we play … Continue reading

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Relaxation & Recreation

While many of us derive our pleasure from the day-to-day production of (hopefully) tangible work, we all need to step back occasionally and get away.  Such is the case for me this past few days.  We traveled to Waters Edge … Continue reading

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It’s Just a Matter of Time

We all have it.  Many of us waste it.  But each day, we all have the same amount of it.  I hear people complain that they don’t have time to do something, but in reality, we have to make choices … Continue reading

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Christmas on the Coast

Here on the coast we have been enjoying milder than usual weather in the late fall with only a few days of frost.  The November rains didn’t really materialize and then decided to put on a show in December with … Continue reading

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Values, Ethics, and Other Things

I know you can’t go back, and I know that society changes, but there are some things that puzzle me. The other day a 12 year old said, “I can’t read this.”  I thought it might be something technical or … Continue reading

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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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