For every fall there is a spring in our step

A tree right outside my front window ... inspired me to write the words above.

I hope the sun’s rays are delightfully breezing across the soft pigment of your face on this fine Fall day and that you pause — just for a fleeting moment — to reflect on the beauty that is the changing of the guard on our treasured Canadian arbors. ‘Tis a season that smacks of irony; […]

Two Very Incredible & Courageous Women

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I wouldn’t call the two incredible and courageous women in this story ‘good friends’ with me nor are we ‘best friends’, but we’re certainly not ‘bad friends’ or ‘former friends’, so let’s just go with the fact we’re ‘connections’ and leave it at that. The purpose of this story is to share, to enlighten and […]

An Ode to Hierarchy

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You there, With the jaundice coloured leadership grin. As wise souls have said before me, prematurity breeds immaturity. Where art thou braggadocio in your moment of ascension? There it is, Plentiful for all to witness like a storm that blankets Tuktoyaktuk in winter. We have seen it before in this very agora. Cold. Harsh. Unforgiving. […]

My Purpose

Dan Pontefract purpose statement

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When Life Flashes Before Your Eyes

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Today was an interesting day. It was going very well, until I began the journey home. It didn’t feel right from the beginning. From the hotel entrance, I got into the truck and headed for Toronto’s Pearson Airport en route to Victoria, BC. I thought to myself, “Did he just slur the word luggage?” I […]