A book

Well, I am just squeaking this week's blog post in under the wire. It's been a busy week! I would like to talk about a book I am reading. It's an oldie but a goodie. This book arrived in my life quite by chance. Well, maybe it was fate. I was in Winnipeg on business...

TED and Biking

I am currently in the middle of preparing an application for the TED Fellows program. The form asks several questions, most of which I had little problem answering. There is one, however, that has me stumped: Can you share a memorable anecdote from your life that will...

Consistent + equitable = hard ass

It turns out I'm a hard ass. No, I'm not fit, I'm just strict. This realization has come to me very clearly as a result of starting to coach my son's soccer team of 7 year old boys. I make them do laps if they don't listen or pay attention. I make them do push-ups...

4:15 am

4:15 am is not a time of day I enjoy. Yet, that is the time I found myself getting up at yesterday. Get up at 4:15 am, in the van by 4:50, roll into the ferry terminal in Nanaimo by 6:10 am for the 6:30 am ferry. Yesterday was a very long day when you add in two ferry...

Haaahhhhh

I'm not sure what to write today. I'm tired, and have been dealing with a lot lately - work - life - music - lots. The whole world seems to be a bit topsy-turvy today... Hugo Chavez, long time leader of Venezuela died. I don't know that much about him, but listening...

Profundity

This is a post about nothing. Its been one of those weeks. Between work, not enough sleep, recording for an album, arranging the Paisley Bandits next gig, getting my son to school, picking him up, feeding him, getting him to bed, re-do...the weekend was busy too....