A Matter of Duck and Dive

There is a saying: ‘The more things change, the more they stay the same.’ Verily for me: never mind technology and its disruptive influences, I still smile when I hear a child laugh, or watch a puppy play. So then, what about change, per se? Is all change created equal? Observing the busyness of people…

A Cardboard Box Moment

Who knew? All grown-up and well-able to watch my p’s and q’s in polite society, that’s me. Or, so I thought. Just the other weekend I discovered otherwise. Never mind the stunning, panoramic views from the 31st floor of the five-star hotel. Never mind the elegant room, or the attentive wait-staff.  And most definitely, without…

A Fresh Start

‘Deck the halls with holly’ go the lyrics. ‘’Tis the season to be jolly.’ Such as for one couple.  For unto them a baby boy is born. And we rejoice. After enduring the rigours of an in vitro-fertilization program, they welcomed their son into this world on the afternoon of the 7th of November 2013…