I will prepare and some day my chance will come (Abraham Lincoln)

Just last week I wandered through the Amy Carson Room where a dozen or more Seniors were working through QCS questions together. Nothing special, given that QCS will have been and gone by the time this newsletter is published?… Read more ›

When The Plan Doesn't Run To Plan…

If we’re really honest with ourselves, we are all compulsive script writers. We make plans, construct visions of idyllic outcomes for ourselves and our children, or make decisions based on what will, or at least what… Read more ›

The finish line fascination

Given the effort involved in completion of tasks or events of significance, there is, not surprisingly, a corresponding fascination with finish lines. We like to cross them, we like to tick them off on lists written methodically… Read more ›

The sun's still going to come up tomorrow

I didn’t win a tennis match. It’s not the end of the world. It’s a game. I love playing the game. I do everything in my power to try and win every single tennis match. But that’s not the case. It’s… Read more ›

A Perfect Storm

Perfectionism isn’t a behaviour. It’s a way of thinking about yourself – Andrew Hill My husband is an obsessive photographer. We have files and files of digital photographs, including one file that seems… Read more ›

In Search of Empathy

Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world. (Barack… Read more ›