Sophomore Blues Sabbatical

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When you fly into Australia direct from another international destination like Singapore, Los Angeles or London, country law dictates the airline must decontaminate the airplane for any potential insecticides before anyone may disembark the plane. If it’s your first time to Australia you might think you’re on the set of the movie Ghostbusters or worse, […]

I Missed My 25th High School Reunion That Never Was

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This week, twenty-five years ago, I graduated from high school. Technically speaking, I’m now old. I have no hair, I’m a size 34 waist (ok, probably 35 on Saturday nights) when I should be a 32, and the 12-, 10-, and 8-year olds parading around our home, masquerading as ‘children’ and causing irreparable havoc, occupy […]

What I Learned About The Stigma Of My Stigma

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The timestamp on this post is February 13, 2015, 10am Pacific Time. Lucky, ‘Friday the 13th’. Perhaps it is. At this precise moment in time, I’m ‘under the knife’. I’m hoping it’s a rust-proof knife, because the last thing I need now is tetanus. I’m also trusting the doctor is old and wise enough to […]

In 2015, Will I …

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In 2015, Will I … Publish the next book? Grow as a father to ‘let some things go‘? Become less intense? (finally) Run >10km in one go again? Cycle >5000km? Celebrate 20 years of marriage (on July 1) in style? Overachieve on the expectations of TELUS Transformation Office? Receive >50,000 views at Forbes? Write >50 […]

We May Not Always

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We may not always be near one another, but I think about you often. We may not always agree, but I always respect your opinion. We may not always want the same things, but I love your creativity. We may not always be equal, but I look up to you in awe. We may not always enjoy […]