Get The Flu: It’ll Save Your Life

Get the flu.  No, not the flu shot, the flu.  Go make out with that sick person who insists on coming into your office brimming with disease.  Stop washing your hands and reach out to as many people as you can with those dirty little digits.  Grab onto grandma and hold her extra close when she gives you a big hug that leaves you smelling of lavender and B.O.  The next time someone sneezes, take as deep a breath as possible and see if you can position yourself with your mouth open in case they have one or two more to fire out.

How are the children?

My dad wrote a letter to the Edmonton Journal which was published on September 15, 2009.  I’m republishing it here because I couldn’t agree more with what he’s said – nice work, Dad!

The Masai tribe in Africa was considered to be one of the most fearsome and intelligent. Their traditional greeting was, “Kasserian ingera” which means, “and how are the children?” Even warriors without children would reply, “All the children are well,” meaning that their priorities of caring for the young and maintaining their society were in place.

Shaw Plays Victim of Evil CRTC

This month I looked at my latest cable/internet bill and was surprised by a nice increase in the amount owing. At first I thought I’d been late on my last payment. Nope, that wasn’t it so what could it be? I did some investigation and found Shaw has passed along a tax imposed by the CRTC as part of the Local Programming Improvement Fund (LPIF). What’s interesting is that the CRTC said the following regarding the tax:

Balance: It’s Not As Hard As You Think

Ever wondered why you’re totally exhausted at 2 o’clock in the afternoon?  Ever been so frustrated with the work in front of you that you want to throw things?  Ever think you’re trapped in your mind and can’t seem to get out?  You’re not alone: all of these things are related to an imbalance in your eating habits, your time spent concentrating on work, and your physical fitness.