I picked up my home phone message when I returned from my bike ride. I recognized the voice immediately, though it sounded frail and more shaky than I remembered. "Phil, it's me. I'm at the Rockyview." I'd forgotten about her. Back when the kids were little, I'd get a call once in a while. "Hello, … Continue reading The Right Wrong Number
5 things I learned from the year of Earth Pig.
I have been waiting all year to say goodbye to the year of Earth Pig. At the start of each Chinese New Year, I listen in to the energy forecast of the coming year from one of my teachers, Master Chunyi Lin. I use his forecast to feng shui my home according to the incoming … Continue reading 5 things I learned from the year of Earth Pig.
Death connects us
I received a call from a dear friend yesterday: my best friend from high school. We stay in touch. Have tea every few months. She was crying and said she had bad news. I braced myself for news about her husband or children. The news wasn't that close to home but close to each of … Continue reading Death connects us