Category Archives: Daily Happenings

Dealing with the damages

I spend most of my days with children. Some days I am with children who are functional. Other days I am with children who function differently. Society has lots of labels for this second set, labels that are mostly polite … Continue reading

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Higher Thoughts: Getting Unstuck

I am an over-thinker. I get hung up on what people say and what they don’t say. I obsess about what I say and how I think people may have interpreted what I said. It may be a bit neurotic, … Continue reading

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Higher Thoughts: Pre-Problem Solutions

I have the memory of an elephant. An elephant with short term memory loss. So in order to ensure that I get things accomplished I have to make lists and use calendars and the like to remind myself of what … Continue reading

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Masters of our domain

Google defines self-discipline as the ability to pursue what one thinks is right despite temptations to abandon it. I love that definition because it perfectly describes what happens when I receive a gift of chocolate Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to me!

Yes! That’s right, it’s my birthday! Okay, so it’s not my birthday today. It was actually last Thursday that I officially increased a year in age. But I have to say this has been my best birthday in a while. … Continue reading

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Higher thoughts: Right word, wrong way…

I am a strong proponent of minding your own business. There is no quicker way to stir up some drama than by offering up your opinion where it wasn’t asked for. The problem comes however when someone directly asks for … Continue reading

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I survived Bangkok

Bangkok reminds me of Toronto in a way that all big cities remind you of other big cities. The bright lights, the traffic, the pollution, the glaring commercialism, it was all there in its boisterous glory. And then there are the tourists. They are everywhere. Sometimes I think that is more bad than good… Continue reading

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