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I Really Don’t Know Clouds – At All

On Tuesday afternoon, as I made my way south on Bay Street, I crossed paths with a toddler. His mom - I'm guessing she was his mom - was just about two metres away. It seemed as though he had been preoccupied with gazing at his reflection in Scotiabank's window. Tourists. When I came upon…
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From the Intro – 2

The second and final part of the Introduction to Fourteen to Fortyish: The Formative Years: The sweet spots in writing these poems have been found in the highest of highs - "There's no drug like adrenaline," as ALIAS character, Sydney Bristow said - and in the lowest of lows. There's hardly ever an in-between. The…
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From the Intro – 1

From the Introduction to Fourteen to Fortyish: The Formative Years: I do not have a story. I am a story. I have a voice. For many years, I have been using my voice to share myself with others. I have grown. I have loved. I have lost. And, I have learned along the way to…
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On Leadership: The Dos, the Don’ts and the WTH?

Picture it. Sicily. (#HereAllWeek!) Seriously, though. Picture this: A learning session for employees who had signed up. At 4 o' clock. On a Friday. The event was dubbed: "Which way is up?" It was meant to give participants some insight into navigating the organization's leadership journey. Yes. Friday at 4:00 until 6:00 was certainly par…
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