train tracks

Starting Over

I thought my last project was complete, but the first deadline on the 15th wasn’t the end – it became a new beginning. The challenge will now be presenting the same material from a different angle ie. a different point of view, written at a different reading comprehension level for a different audience.

Best laid plans that come undone

This weekend my partner and I decided that we needed some time to get our firewood all cut and stacked before the fireban that prohibits the use of power tools in the bush goes into effect. As we heat our home with an airtight woodstove this is a very important job that cannot be done…

Journaling

Doreene Clements created The 5 Year Journal to make journaling easy and effective. Keeping a journal has many advantages and benefits. Whether you write a few lines or pages, through journaling, you can record and track a lot of information that can be easily retained for future reference. You can actually see what you were…

Pareto’s Principle: The 80/20 Rule

A group of friends were seated on my back deck complaining about how frustrated they were with their colleagues at work and in organizations because only a handful actually accomplished the work. Most are in supervisory or managerial positions. Story after story was told. Eventually the teen-aged daughter of one chimed in saying she had…