Ever consider what it’d be like to give up your smartphone? Me neither, but when I forced to, I learned a few things about myself and the people around me.
I’ve been writing for a relatively long time. Like, close-to-15-years-a-long-time. First for student papers, then for print magazines, and since then for countless blogs and websites. Now I spend most of my time running my inbound marketing consultancy, so the only writing I really do anymore is the occasional potty-mouth guest post. I basically only […]
Today was Remembrance Day (which means something to me), and while I was thinking about that last night, I heard the news that Leonard Cohen had passed away. That was all very sad (and possibly profound), but it wasn’t till I woke up this morning, checked Facebook, and found out that Bob Goyetche had passed away last night, […]
I have this uncle. Uncle Fred. Growing up, he was kind of like the patriarch of the family. He was rough-n-tumble, and he was stoic. I mean, he’d seen some things and had some stories to tell. They don’t make’em like that anymore. He had a saying anytime one of us kids hurt ourselves. It didn’t matter whether […]
Careers are funny things. They aren’t always intentional, and they don’t all last for the same amount of time, but they all happen, whether we want them to or not — and whether we’re willing to admit that they did, or not. For example, I’ve had short careers as a general labourer, an army reservist, and a […]