It’s the first day of Spring

It's the first day of Spring; the weather here in the Lower Mainland has already sprung into the season. The leaves on the tree are bidding, the flowers have begun to bloom, and the days are getting longer with each passing day. I love this time of year. It's the time of rebirth and renewal. … Continue reading It’s the first day of Spring

A better commute this morning

The SkyTrain was slow this morning; apparently, they are driving them manually (the system is automated and the snow keeps triggering the sensors; thus, the trains shut down? So, the train system is being overridden and the trains are being driven manually. The roads; however, are clear of snow, so the buses are running well. Although, the drivers a … Continue reading A better commute this morning

I am working on it

I have lost fourteen pounds since Christmas. It isn't as awesome as it seems. I lost eight pounds in the first two weeks, and then I plateaued for over a month. My brother was in town a little over a week ago and he commented on my weight gain (my heaviest weight ever; shamelessly to … Continue reading I am working on it

I no longer do religion

I grew up strict Roman Catholic. I was pretty "goody, goody" as a kid growing up. The first time I swore was when I was in Grade 7, and I did so on a dare. I remember it clearly. There were only a handful of boys in the classroom with me and they kept promoting … Continue reading I no longer do religion

Some of the saddest people in the world are those one would never suspect

Some of the saddest people in the world are those one would never suspect. Marc Maron and Jim Norton have spoken of their depression. Marilyn Monroe, John Belushi, Chris Farley and Greg Giraldo all died of drug overdoses. Robin Williams, Kurt Cobain, and, more recently, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain committed suicide. One can never … Continue reading Some of the saddest people in the world are those one would never suspect