Outside of the Box

Pay attention please. There are two numbered sentences below – don’t look! Don’t read ahead. Not yet. But when I say “go”, read each numbered sentence slowly. Let the first sentence sink in before moving…

Schroedinger’s Virus

The Province is cautiously opening up. Is it too soon? Other countries have tried this and have ended up with a second wave of COVID. Is it safe to go to the park? To go…

Timey-Wimey, Wibbly-Wobbly

The title of this blog comes from the BBC TV Show, Doctor Who. It’s the technical term for what a Time Lord does. “Previously”, I alluded to the concept of time travel. I want to…

September is Coming!

August is a beautiful month. A little hot for some, although where I am, it’s perfect. And the nights are starting to cool down. If you’re in the bush, the bugs are starting to subside….

Easter Dinosaurs

What sense to make of Sri Lanka? On Easter Sunday a domestic radical group in Sri Lanka killed more than 200 people, using 7 suicide bombers. There was some advance warning. Intelligence agencies got wind…

How I Met Your Mother

I did not have many girlfriends in high school. I was a geek, a browner – literally – and the most action I saw was during theatre arts class. Miss Coleman would turn out the…

Legacy

I am eight years old and leaving my parents for the first time. Leaving the country even. My grandparents are taking me on a road trip to meet my Great Uncle Carl. My grandfather came…

Reconstituting Spaghetti Sauce

Leaving home is often painful. As the oldest son of a Sicilian mother, when I left, it was exceptionally so. I had been doing something that she did not approve of, and when I told…

The Great Commandment

I have been studying hypnosis for awhile now. By doing so, I have realized the second of my professional dreams.   The first dream was to be able to help people to explore issues deeply….