This time of year, when the days progressively get shorter and it feels so much later than it actually is, that feeling of doom and gloom just sets in and the desire to hibernate and become a social recluse only rises. At the risk of becoming too socially disconnected due to circumstances that are really … More The Power in Bringing People Together
So the other day I decided to to go Nando’s for lunch – a popular restaurant serving spicy Portugese-style chicken. They just opened up a new location in the area so it was especially busier than normal. This particular one has a really spacious and modern feel with those large communal tables is the centre … More A Chance Encounter Over Chicken
So my recent feel-good moment happened the other day when the cleaning lady for the office came by to do her regular evening maintenance. She is a very sweet lady and always greets everyone warmly. We had had a team meeting earlier that day and had some leftovers that were better off being taken home … More The Power of Kindness
It actually happened. After the Eastern Conference win, I felt the eagerness and anticipation, which I shared in my related posts – but for it to actually come true – there are no words to describe the feeling. These last few weeks have been a whirlwind to say the least. The saying, ‘when there is … More We did it. We are the Champions.
UPDATE June 8 2019: We are one win away from snagging our first ever NBA championship. The sentiments echoed in my May 29th post below could not have rang more true. I am so proud of this team. This has truly been the year for the Raptors. They levelled the playing field for the Golden … More The Toronto Raptors: When There’s a Will, There’s a Way
As is usually the case in the month of May, the weather seems to go through regular episodes of bi-polar disorder. The Victoria Day long weekend has traditionally been known to be chronically gray and drab, though we were blessed with gorgeous weather yesterday – it was sunny, warm and beautiful, but then today, it … More The Power of Positive Thinking
The other day I was cleaning out an old wallet and I was pleasantly surprised at what I found – I came across two wallet-sized photographs of two good friends of mine from years ago – from our high school days. It certainly brought back a wave of memories and nostalgia. I was more humbled … More The Beauty of Hidden Treasures