2016 round-up

2016 Round-Up: Your Top 16 in ’16

THANK YOU. You’ve visited this site more than 26,000 times in 2016. You’ve liked, shared, and commented on Facebook. You’ve...

swiftwater rescue swimming

Book Excerpt: Swiftwater Rescue Failure

I stood near the eddy in a faded mauve and blue wetsuit, shifting my weight left, right, left, right, toying...

fall camp

Book Excerpt: Welcome to Fall Camp

I crept to the edge of the rock as a nineteen year-old flung herself off of it into the swift...

Algonquin College in the Ottawa Valley lessons learned

3 Lessons Learned from my First Term of Teaching

As I make my way through grading 25 marketing and small business proposals, here are three lessons learned from my...

Arrival at WT

Book Excerpt: Arrival

My bus chirped with the sounds of friends getting caught up after a summer away and second year students getting...

starting over

Book Excerpt: Starting Over

Starting over at 34 is a daunting experience.

office kitchen by erin williamson

Book Excerpt: The Office

I unlocked my office door and stared out two walls of windows over the dreary scene of King Street on...

subway

Book Excerpt: The Commute on the Subway

After the dog arrived in our lives, Russ and I stopped taking the subway together. Our young Wheaten Terrier had...

fall leaves

Book Excerpt: Fall Leaves – A Childhood Memory

The maple leaves carpeted our yard. My feet sunk in and I found myself up to my ankles in reds,...

Superchickens and Group Dynamics

Exploring Superchickens and Group Dynamics

Throughout my audit and finance career, I was part of some high-functioning, productive teams and part of some pretty dysfunctional teams. What made...

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