Excavate This

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I will never pass a construction site the same way again. I will never pass by without a little nod of gratitude for the skilled folks on the job. To say I helped build a waste management site might be a bit of a stretch. To say I provided the … Continue reading Excavate This

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Are You Sensitive?

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The Olympics were killing me. I loved watching the athletes soar through the air, twirl around on the ice (even though I felt nauseous), sweep, shoot, and complete seemingly impossible feats. But… I am a self-diagnosed ‘highly sensitive person’ and I could barely stand the ups and downs of emotions … Continue reading Are You Sensitive?

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Masterpiece

Masterpiece

You need not set out to create a masterpiece my friend; you are one. Your mere presence in the world has changed everything… while having very little to do with the whole global warming business – he he! –kobus de jonge Another birthday has just passed me by, always a good … Continue reading Masterpiece

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Walk with Me

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  I have just returned from a 4 day/3 night trek on the Inca Trail to Machu Pecchu in Peru. Some may think this would be a dream vacation, adventurers may have had this on their bucket list for ages, beach holidayers would think we were crazy to take a … Continue reading Walk with Me

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Four Letter Word

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In case you didn’t know, I was in Vegas that fateful weekend and was as physically close as I have ever been to a world tragedy, in fact, I walked by where people were running to just 30 minutes prior. Along with silent thoughts and prayer, I share some public … Continue reading Four Letter Word

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Escape your Fears!

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No Limits-today’s guests on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB are the epitome of no limits! Meet Dean Gunnerson, global escape artist extraordinaire and the Mt. Kilimanjaro climbing great-grandma Anne Lorimor. These two may be worlds apart but they share heart, strength, perseverance and inspiration that I can’t even express … Continue reading Escape your Fears!

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Women Fly!

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Yay women!! We rock and this week on Your Life, Unlimited radio on CJOB  I learned you can fly before you drive, literally! The 99’s are a global women’s aviation group that supports women who have an affinity for all things aviation. I have been fortunate enough to fly with … Continue reading Women Fly!

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Raise Restraining Device

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If you’ve ever been downhill skiing, you’ve seen this sign before you got off the chair-lift: Raise Restraining Device. Most likely these words didn’t change your life, but they inspired Steph Jagger to change hers. In UNBOUND – Finding Myself on the Top of the World Jagger shares her story … Continue reading Raise Restraining Device

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Neurodiversity

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I was fortunate enough to have three healthy children. We rarely made a trip to the hospital, they did well in school and were relatively trouble-free. Not every family breezes through child raising as lucky as we were. Childhood illnesses, behaviour challenges and learning struggles all add to the already … Continue reading Neurodiversity

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