Category Archives: Family

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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Listen

We see it every day.  Someone talking and another eager to interject their thoughts into the middle of the conversation.  This is not listening.  When you are thinking about your reply, you are not listening to understand the other person.  … Continue reading

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Fall is a Busy Time for All

The warmth of summer has faded to the crisp days of autumn with its colourful landscapes and harvest produce.  The schools are back in and parents are settled into a routine.  Children have begun their extracurricular activities pulling their parents … Continue reading

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The Domino Effect!

July statistics showed record highs in average house prices in many regions.  Of note, Nanaimo is now at $410,000, Victoria $741,000 and Vancouver $1,500,000 for a single detached home. Gradually rising prices do not create the scenario that we are … Continue reading

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