Category Archives: Humor

“Drynuary”: The hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull?

Day 12/13:  How is it possible that the hotel bar on a weekend out of town is weirdly dull? We’re down at the border doing missionary work at the humanitarian respite center this weekend. You wouldn’t think this would be … Continue reading

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Day 8 – “wanna know the grossest thing that happened today”

The 3pm pickup is one of the highlights of the day! The whole school day comes spilling out in chaotic bursts, rapid fire and filled with laughter and dramatic expressions. You’ll never guess what …. that “dude” … Oh my gosh, this girl … Continue reading

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Day 1 – GO-LIVE for 5-niece-assignment

Today is “Go-Live” day. After 24-hrs immersion training, I’m taking over — ready or not. The assignment is 5 nieces between 3rd and 10th grade for 10 days in a town I’ve only visited for holiday feasts before. I’m memorizing school and sports … Continue reading

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Wardrobe alert: Incoming pasta threat

Day 2 on the ground in Italy, and I’m wondering if I shouldn’t have actually brought different clothes. Never mind what I said in the last post about this. I don’t mean more clothes, or warmer, or cooler, or different … Continue reading

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One day you’re hot, the next you’re not

Here’s one of my 2013 Christmas memories … A week before Christmas I had planned a fun lunch and shopping outing at the upscale shopping mall here in town with my BFF. Shopping at The Galleria, with it’s Gucchi, Nieman’s, … Continue reading

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Revolutionary Bio-optically Organized Knowledge Centre

When I give my talk to students on the “5 Habits for the Road Ahead“, I like to joke with them, that if I presented them with a marketing pitch about a new, cool technology device where they could capture … Continue reading

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Week 1 – 10 Things I like about being an empty-nester

One week ago we dropped off our youngest at university. It was a classic change-vs-transition moment. With a hug and a wave she was gone. One minute we were busy, daily hands-on parents, and the next we were distant, virtual, … Continue reading

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