Yonge Eglinton Toronto

Book Excerpt: Return to Toronto

As I approach Toronto I turn on the radio and sing along with Everclear’s “Santa Monica.”

Canoe exam day

Book Excerpt: Canoe Exam Day

The next morning was our last day on the water. Dreary clouds hung low over us, casting gloom over canoe...

learning to canoe

Book Excerpt: Learning to Canoe

In November of my first term of college, I learned how to flatwater canoe around my 35th birthday.

Fake it 'til you make it

Book Excerpt: Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Every role I’ve taken since leaving Boston College has required some element of “fake it ’til you make it”.

on gun laws and reform

Reflection: On Gun Laws

I am unlikely to get through this post on gun laws and reform without someone yelling at me about the...

January 2017 results lesson learned

Book Excerpt: Lesson Learned

We loaded canoes and as we shoved off shore, a steady rain fell.

corporate version of my tent

Corporate Version of my Tent

A writing coach asked me what the corporate version of my tent was.

love letter to my tent

Tales from the Trail: A Love Letter to my Tent

The history of my relationship with my tent, in five parts:

red-winged blackbird

Book Excerpt: Welcoming the Red-Winged Blackbirds

Mother Nature never ceases to astound.

Book Excerpt: Lurching Towards Launch

Screw it. I thought. Just push ahead with what you know.

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