Our sketchy sister Sam

My twin brother Clem had a club foot but could climb like you wouldn’t believe. He’d swoop up trees like we were on the...

The secret of creativity

We love to contemplate the fruits of creativity, whether it’s the Mona Lisa by Leonardo da Vinci, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, or the latest iPhone...

Why Does Technology Seem so Overwhelming?

Robots taking over manufacturing jobs. Autonomous cars and delivery trucks. Drones in warfare but also delivering aid in disasters. Webcams on our porches. Surveillance...

Plan B: Can the spiritual life save us from global crisis?

WHO AM I? For the past two decades I have been on a quest to discover an answer to life beyond my own experience. In...

The key to happiness: Appreciate the little things

Right now, look up from your phone, or look away from the computer screen or the TV. Look around you, look in your loved...

How empathy can fight burnout from work

  According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada (MHCC), over one-third of working Canadians experience burnout. The MHCC quotes American psychologist, Herbert J. Freudenburger in...

Paul (A Difficult Character)

Paul was game for anything – we played hide-and-seek in front of everybody – on the ferry, subways, and in the forbidden downtown streets.


My name is Judy which isn’t ironic yet. I only needed two and when she said, take a third, you never know, I declined. I knew.

Why do I feel bad when I eat junk food?

We all know that what we eat affects how we feel. Who hasn’t enjoyed the uplifting effect of junk food like a chocolate bar?


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