In memory of my dear friend Thomas “Luke” Lukaszek

Thomas “Luke” Lukaszek: Traveller. Mime. Hiker. Teacher. Born Oct. 25, 1947, in Flint, Mich.; died July 7, 2020, in Vancouver, of respiratory failure; aged 72. Photo Courtesy of Luke Lukaszek.

Impact of the Border Closures

I had gotten a short email saying he’d finally been allowed to fly home to Vancouver after having been stranded in…

Pscychology, Sociology

Today’s climate of systemic racism implores us all to search within

Implicit biases — a woman’s profile shown in a kalaidoscope.
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Remember this simple copywriting strategy to write winning titles

The front of a small old house shrouded in smoke, fire light seen through the window.
Photo by Dawid Łabno on Unsplash

Realizing My Title Had History

I was sitting at my desk, in front of my computer…thinking. Yup, there I was sitting and thinking when I happened to look up in time to catch a glimpse of a notification on…

Self, Philosophy, Spirituality

2000 years ago three Stoics mastered the art of self-reflection

Way to authentic, impactful journaling. Close-up of fountain pen on paper.
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Suprising source of comfort for this solo traveler in Mexico

Eyes of the gekko. A bright green gekko close-up, black background.
Photo by Valeria Farina on Unsplash

A microfiction story to bid summer farewell

Rock formations in an ocean, white foamy water in foreground, water spraying high against a rock in the background.
Photo by Marcus Cramer on Unsplash

“I absolutely feel an ongoing obligation to every source that was brave enough to help expose injustice”

In front of an office building protestors sit in front of a pink water vessel with ‘tell the truth’ in large black letters.
Photo by Joël de Vriend on Unsplash

Forget the sob story…just turn to a new chapter!

silouette of a person looking up at an awesome expance of the sky at night. Milky way is central.
Photo by Greg Rakozy on Unsplash

Falling Out of Rythm

When a respected family member berates you for your choice

Two goats with horns locked in a head-butting dual.
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Writers Need to Share Links to Their Medium Content

I never fail…

Near Death Experiences Bring New Hope to Life

Near Death Experiences. Person in a monk’s robe, praying, in foreground. Background is an angel in bright light in a vortex.
Photo credit to Steven Keller, Pixabay

Lee Nourse

“When I said I hoped my dreams would come true, I meant the GOOD ones.” Cheers and may your best dreams come true here………….

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