Meet life head-on with natural courage


Paying Rent by Eco-Voluntouring

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Yes it is exciting and fun to travel to remote corners of the world, and I am full of gratitude as I begin a new adventure in Mongolia. But this travel experience has felt different, because on this trip I know I will make a small difference in the world. This time I hope to offset the carbon footprint createdRead More …


The Biodegradability of Parenthood Revisited

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Helping my son get ‘organized’ for another year of University I found myself needing to re-read this blog post I wrote a year ago … perhaps someone else may find it a helpful reminder. The act of parenting, in simple terms, is everything concerned with the rearing of children. And one dictionary definition of a child is “a person between birth and full growth”. So after getting through those terrible teensRead More …


End of Summer Selfie

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With the change of seasons I like to pause and take a snapshot of my life. Perhaps you would like to try this as well. Get outside, take off the shades and snap a selfie … you don’t have to post it but bravely look at the picture and ask yourself this question … “how am I really doing right now?” WhatRead More …


It may be when we no longer know what to do, we have come to our real work, and that when we no longer know which way to go, we have begun our real journey. The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. ~ Wendell Berry