You Tie Your Shoes Wrong

As the title suggest, you [probably] tie your shoes wrong. What do I mean by that? There's more than one to tie your shoes? Well, yes in fact there is. Instead of going one way…

The 3 Types of Friends in Our Lives

Moving forward is all about getting to know yourself and knowing what you need to make yourself happy. I've met a lot of people who don't have a passion and don't have dreams. For whatever…

My Grandmother’s Dressing

My grandma is awesome. And she's a great cook. Her dressing has made it into Canadian Living magazine and I've been lucky enough to have it at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for most of my…

Old People

I watched an episode of Penn & Teller's Bullshit tonight on Old People and some of the opinions of the people on the show really angered me. There was a bunch of young people complaining…

Sometimes in the Most Uncommon Places

You know when you're watching a random movie and all of a sudden a great quote pops out? You totally didn't expect the movie to drop such great words of wisdom? Well I've had that…

Compromise – Necessary in Any Relationship

Compromise isn't a bad thing. Although it can be, the type of compromise I'm talking about is healthy compromise. First of all, what does compromise mean? According to Merriam Webster online, the definition which I…

Random Food Combinations

Do you know what I mean? Like when you eat ice cream while having a beer? Some think it’s strange. I think it makes perfect sense. Eating good things together can only equal goodness. Well,…

Beginning of the End…In a Good Way

On Tuesday school starts again at the U of C. I’m back in 4 classes each semester and will finally be getting my degree after having started almost 10 years ago. It’s been an interesting…

The Ham Butt Problem

The Ham Butt Problem (taken from: http://www.ted.com/talks/erin_mckean_redefines_the_dictionary.html): Woman’s making a ham for the big family dinner. She goes to cut the butt off the ham and throw it away, and she looks at this piece…

25 Facts About Me (extended edition)

1. I have many passions but for the past 8 years, it’s been ultimate Frisbee. I frequently dream about playing ultimate. Whenever I see a green field, I think "Wow, that would be a great…

Heart…or Head?

I find it interesting that when we follow our heart it can tend to contradict what our head is saying; and vice versa. How do we truly know what is right? I like to think…

Not So Clever Anymore

So my foray into answering some of the stupid questions got old fast. Like after a few days. I just wasn’t interested in answering them anymore and I doubt anyone actually read them. I sometimes…

Snickers and Spare Change

As I normally do, I stopped off at the Shell before practice to grab some energy (i.e. a Snickers bar). Today was not like a normal day however. Oh no, I only had $1.50 in…

Freedom

What does freedom mean? Does it relate more to the political definition: “the absence of interference with the sovereignty of an individual by the use of coercion or aggression” Or the philosophical argument: “the idea…

Source of Motivation

I wrote this on my blackberry and sent it to myself while I was at the Tom Petty concert a few weeks ago. I was watching the fans in the floor seats as they watched…

The Awakening

by Sonny Carroll A time comes in your life when you finally get it…when, in the midst of all your fears and insanity, you stop dead in your tracks and somewhere the voice inside your…