Boozy rum confections & Joni Mitchell

Boozy rum confections & Joni Mitchell

Turns out, twenty-two years is enough time to forget a recipe. Although, as I stood in the grocery store calling my younger sister to find out what almond paste was, it occurred to me that I might not have actually

Be the Change Generation Z

Be the Change Generation Z

Finally a generation is starting to come of age who is going to change the world. I’m not proclaiming something unique. There are plenty of articles floating around the internet which summarize the main characteristics of this cohort. If you

Why is entitlement such a big deal?

Why is entitlement such a big deal?

The definition of entitlement is: The fact of having a right to something. I remember when that concept became real for me, for the first time in my adult life. I had graduated from my father’s employee benefit program, due

Día de Muertos, celebrating life

Día de Muertos, celebrating life

I’m not sure when my interest first began in Mexican festivals and rituals. I was not born in that country and have no relatives who come from there. I’m not Catholic, or even Christian. If anything, I align most with

…and they told two friends

…and they told two friends

If you were watching TV in North America in the late seventies and early eighties, you will remember the Faberge Organics shampoo commercial featuring a young Heather Locklear. This was the first description of how something went viral, long before

Anthropocene, Living in the Future’s Past and Daring to Lead

Anthropocene, Living in the Future’s Past and Daring to Lead

This is a seemingly not-related-to-each-other list of information. Pieces of content I have become aware of in the last 2 weeks. My mind was open and ready to see new things, as it always is when I travel. Come along for

One connection at a time

One connection at a time

I woke to an email from someone I don’t know. Yes, I get those all the time too! A person who claims to be my friend and needs money for one emergency or another. Or they want to send me

Of course, the Ancient Greeks had 6 words for love

Of course, the Ancient Greeks had 6 words for love

In the English language, there is one word with a dozen different definitions. ‘Love’ is a word which means everything from a warm attachment to attraction based on sexual desire and even a score in tennis. If you scan through

Learning from the past, enjoying the present, a bright future

Learning from the past, enjoying the present, a bright future

Attending my 30th high school reunion, I was reminded there was a time when the future seemed to spread out in front of me like a giant buffet of choice. While there would be consequences for making major life decisions, standing

Will you be my friend?

Will you be my friend?

Having spent my whole adult life tucked away in my car or in my office or at my house, I have missed out meeting new people. I think it is probably possible to stay that way, even by taking public