Tag Archives: Toastmasters

Silence, resilience, resurgence

I haven’t written here for months. Silence seemed the only answer when the things I wanted to write about were painful, sensitive, and a betrayal of others’ privacy. I’ve been overwhelmed with the situations faced by people my age or … Continue reading

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Sixty! Running, struggling, & striving

Completing another decade of my life is sobering! It seems natural to look back on the past ten years and take a reckoning. At fifty I went through a dramatic midlife crisis where too many changes happened at once (but … Continue reading

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Riding, writing, and the ‘rithmetic of making big bucks: why I’ll never get rich

  I’ve been thinking about financial matters more than usual in the past few months, ever since my landlords boosted my rent exorbitantly. I love my Port Moody apartment—both the view and the lifestyle it gives me—and I made the … Continue reading

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