It’s the Bieb – Justin Bieber

SShh, don’t tell the young girls but tonight is my night with Justin Bieber. I watched him on e-Talk and watched him grow up in that thirty minutes.  From a little kid to a mature young man (if any seventeen year old qualifies for that description).  Then I watched his charity performance in Toronto.  And now he’s on the X-Factor. Here’s a brief history of his career, starting with a couple self posted youtube videos.  Not bad for a...

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Christmas Music and a Present

I love Calvin and Hobbes.  Always have.  Always will.  Something about his attitude and point of view that grabs me.    He says and does the things I’d sometimes like to do but being a goody goody I have never dared.  So here’s a Calvin and Hobbes video about Christmas. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pq8iyhMFLYE] And this song is my new ‘fun’ favorite Christmas...

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Sites I’m Visiting and Enjoying

I’ve seen posts by bloggers on email loops and Twitter or Facebook, but generally have paid little attention to them (hangs head in shame).  It seemed to be a lot of information about writing, or personal journals, or recipes.  <shrugs>  What can I say?   I have many good writer friends and we talk writing all the time.  I’m a therapist and read personal journals for a living.  And I don’t like cooking or crafts, so… But...

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The Most Amazing, Extraordinary, Unusual Day

It was that kind of day.  Truly earth shattering. I got ‘my’ letter.  The letter.  The one from the Canadian Federal Government that says I have been approved to receive my Canada Pension Plan starting in January.  (For my American friends, this is the equivalent of Social Security.) Weird. I’m almost retired – even though I plan to work for another decade. Holy Hannah – it feels important. How did this come about?  The...

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You Aren’t Imagining It: Life is Speeding Up

My employer had a wonderful workshop last week on collaboration and communication, specifically in a work environment that includes all four generational groups:  Pre-boomers:  born before 1945 Boomers 1946 – 1967 Generation X born 1968 – 1984 Generation Y born 1984 – 1993 The facilitator, Olivia McIvor from The Organizational Culture Group assured us that the beginning dates of each population segment vary by researcher or...

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