It’s that time of the year again. 2900 Athletes from 92 countries are competing in this year’s winter olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. So I’ve got to admit that I’m not a crazy winter olympics fan – I do enjoy watching skating, skiing and luge, but if I had to choose, I would much prefer … More PyeongChang 2018 – And the Games Have Begun
The other day I came across a profound story of courage, perseverance, and strength in the wake of immense adversity. We’ve seen this happen many times before – something dramatic happens in our lives and it changes us forever. But what really makes a difference is how you handle a situation when life deals you … More “But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy
Today, I woke up to the unfortunate news of yet another tragedy – this time in Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire on a large outdoor crowd killings dozens and wounding several others. The senseless violence is simply inexplainable – I am always at a loss for words as to why these things happen. However, … More Kindness Has No Boundaries
I came across an article today in the paper that really warmed my heart. About 300 residents at the Baycrest Apotex Centre, a local nursing home in Toronto, were given the opportunity to celebrate their prom, decades later, because they were confined to concentration camps during the period of the Holocaust and World War 2. … More A Warm Reminder That Age Has No Boundary
So as we know, today is Black Friday and exactly one month before Christmas. As of this writing, people are still feverishly shopping and malls over overpacked with feverish shoppers looking for the best bargain. I took the liberty of going to Toronto’s Eaton Centre today and while there is nothing particularly warm and fuzzy … More Black Friday Madness – Is it Worth It?
The US Election results this week were undoubtedly the hottest topic around the globe – and based on your own personal opinions, the results may have been in your favour or may have left you in shock and disbelief. As a supporter of Hillary Clinton, I was completely baffled, like many others, at the outcome. It … More Hillary – Accepting Defeat with Dignity
So over the weekend, I went down to Harbourfront in the heart of downtown Toronto, and inadvertently discovered a brand new town – PokemonTown. I’m not even trying to be funny. The picture above is merely a snippet of the degree of Pokemon chaos that was prevalent. Literally, hundreds of people had congregated to Harbour … More Introducing Ontario’s Newest City: PokemonTown