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Understanding Ethics

I'm working on a project exploring professional ethics and hope you'll come along for the journey. It will be helpful for my thought process to share ideas in the  supportive environment of my blog community. I would welcome your thoughts…

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Brain Calcification

I sometimes feel as if my creative neural pathways are starting to calcify. I have a theory that our brains "calcify" as we age if we are not mindful. Perhaps not in terms of actual calcium deposits, but in that…

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Gratitude from A to Z: Universities

I'm grateful for universities and one university in particular, the University of Guelph.

The U of G has been a touchstone throughout my life. My parents are Guelph alumni along with two of my siblings, my wife, daughter…

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Gratitude from A to Z: Questions

I'm grateful for questions. Too often I find myself accepting the status quo when I know much more is possible. Questioning myself stirs my curiosity and motivates me to seek the truth of things. Truth can be an elusive…

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Gratitude from A to Z: Education

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I am grateful for my education. For the transformative teachers I've had - Mrs. Baxter, Mrs. Morrison and Mrs. Raymond in elementary school - Mr. Chan, Mr. Tomita and Miss Morrison in…

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