Making the Most of the Moment
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Making the Most of the Moment We are living in extraordinary times. Is this the time for passivity or progress? Generations from now, our progeny will learn about the turbulent…

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A Free Pass or a License to Live Responsibly?
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A Free Pass or a License to Live Responsibly? They say, “History repeats itself.” On July 9, 1776, a group of New Yorkers grabbed ropes and began to tug at…

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I’ve Googled the 1960’s race riots in America at least two dozen times since May 25. Unable to find a historical frame-of-reference from my lifetime that compares to the domestic…

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Judging from the variety of masks I see on pedestrians these days, a lot of people are repurposing those old tee shirts and bags of fabric from the attic. From…

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This week’s social media craze centres on designing and deploying one’s digital avatar. This trend begs the question, “Do we go with a pre-Covid self-image or create something that mirrors…

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It has been less than six months since I returned to New York City. The first couple of months were exhilarating – I’ve lived and worked here before, but never…

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I’ve noticed a lot of folks are uploading their old high school grad photos to Facebook in honour of this year’s graduates. No, I’m not interested in uploading mine —…

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You’ve heard of the Freshman 15? Well, in hindsight, they’ll likely call it the Covid-20. That’s the amount of weight many locked-down persons will put onto their frames before this…

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As the Great Recession gained steam in 2007/2008, many who were suddenly unemployed and underemployed turned to “gigs” to keep the bills paid (Side Hustles as I prefer to call…

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Never ask a funeral home director, “How’s business?” They have a macabre sense of humour. Their standard reply? “It’s dead.” Unfortunately, the joke’s now on us. Amid the economic havoc…

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