Although I set goals every year, this year I am posting them to ensure I am more accountable. This is what I have planned for 2018: Travel I decided a few years ago that I would take at least one trip annually. It maybe within Canada, the USA, or abroad, as long as it is some place I’ve never been. This year I will be … Continue reading 2018 Goals
Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television has been on my to-read list for quite some time. I finally got around to it earlier this year. Jerry Mander provides a lot to think about in this book. Here is a summary of his main points and what I took away from it. Mander’s first criticism of television is how it creates artificial environments and disconnects … Continue reading Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
“This was a time for silence, for being in pace with ancient rhythms and timelessness, the breathing of the lake, the slow growth of living things. Here the cosmos could be felt and the true meaning of attunement.” -Sigurd Olson The Singing Wilderness Continue reading Attunement
“Keep close to Nature’s heart…and break clear away, once in a while, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Continue reading Happy Birthday John Muir!
A few more pictures from my visit to Waterfowl Park ponds last summer: Continue reading Waterfowl Park Display Ponds #2
“The quality of our life isn’t measured by our degrees or possessions but by our behaviour. If we have love and fulfilling work, nothing else matters.” Continue reading Quality of Life
“The delicious sense that life is a grand adventure mustn’t be put away with our roller skates or high school diplomas; it remains as true for us today as it was when we first sniffed the freedom and greatness in the air. Life holds so much! Every morning we can open a package of ‘that joyous certainty.’ “ Continue reading Joyous Certainty