Monthly Archives: September 2010

Are you listening?

Clichéd or not, it’s worth repeating. 2 ears, 2 eyes, 1 mouth… use proportionally. Seems easy right? We should spend twice as much time listening and watching as we do talking. But is it that easy? We talk a lot … Continue reading

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Are you it?

Relationship: Pronunciation /rɪˈleɪʃ(ə)nʃɪp/ noun the way in which two or more people or things are connected, or the state of being connected; the state of being connected by blood or marriage; the way in which two or more people or … Continue reading

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Kindness

The cost of a kind word, compliment or good gesture is often no more than the time it takes to perform the act. The benefit immeasurable – to both the person bestowing such kindness and the recipient. I think we … Continue reading

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Humility

The trouble with humility is that once you encounter a truly humbling situation you realize how brazenly vain you’ve been in other spheres. It’s just one of those things. Not good. Not bad. Just a fact. But one that you … Continue reading

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How was YOUR day?

Yesterday, the alarm went off at 5am. Then at 5:02, 5:05, 5:07 and 5:10 am. I’m desperately trying to get back into my old exercise routine from my marathon running days when I’d get up each weekday at 5am and … Continue reading

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Scattergories

Although this title could easily refer to the current state of municipal affairs in Toronto, I am actually talking about the 1980’s board game. The concept is simple: each player has a chart with twelve category rows and numerous blank … Continue reading

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Inscribed.

I’ve spent the past few days celebrating – or maybe better yet – commemorating the Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah: Head of the Year). This year was a little different for me than most as I came down with a … Continue reading

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Up & Coming (M.O.) #2

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Up & Coming (M.O.) #1

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Test Post #2

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