Unload

My friend Dave says he has an invisible post-it on his head that says, “Tell me all about it.” I’m thinking Dave is right, but the note is not so invisible. Hey, there is always a line of folks waiting to talk to him. “Unload” is part of my Sock…

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Having Issues at Work? Here’s What to Do

When you’re being treated unfairly at work, it can cause stress, tension and a whole lot of admin to deal with. The grievance process can be lengthy and frustrating, but it’s worth the effort to see a true change in your circumstances. Staying silent or trying to resolve the problem…

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How to Keep Your Mind Sharp at Any Age

Most of us know the importance of exercise to keep our bodies in healthy physical shape. But how often do you think about exercising your mind? As we age, it’s essential to keep our minds in good health to prevent memory loss and other signs of degeneration. “Use it or…

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Labour Day 1988

It was Labour Day, September 5th 1988. My friend Craig and I were spreading our sleeping bags in the tent. My father was outside searching for kindling with a flashlight. I could hear twigs snapping. It was our tenth year of canoeing into Algonquin Park. Different people had joined us…

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Better Parenting-Creating Memories

We parents sometimes complicate family time more than it has to be, putting way too much pressure on us to create memories. Yes, of course we want the great family vacation to an awesome place, or a fun packed day filled with activities. We parents want that, not sure how…

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Car Rentals Save your City from Disaster

Although in the short term, car rental services may encourage car use, they are still a step toward a congestion-free and more comfortable urban space in which parking problems and overcrowded streets will be a thing of the past, traffic experts are convinced. There is one statistical problem with private…

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Dignity

Today I am grateful for dignity. There is something profoundly beautiful and dignified about this bloom’s last appearance. I am so grateful I got to share a moment with it. Photo Credits Photograph is © Shannon Grissom Recent Shannon Grissom Articles: Unload Dignity Valentine Sock Monkey Oracle - A Book…

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5 Popular Engagement Ring Metals

Engagement rings come in many different shapes, sizes, and stone designs. For years fiances (grooms-to-be) and fiancees (brides-to-be) have been spoiled for choice on the style and design of their engagement rings. However, their decision-making process stopped at the design and mineral type of the main stone. Over the years,…

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