Kind Living Barn in the Fall

Journey of Renewal

September. For many, it is the ‘real’ beginning of a new year. Rooted in our Canadian end-of-summer, back-to-school ethos, September is often a time for excitement, anticipating what lies ahead. It can also trigger melancholy as people reluctantly relinquish the end of more relaxed summer days. For me it’s both. And although I realize this is not the…

Canada Flag. trees and mountains

Happy Canada Day!

Happy Canada Day! Okay, so I’m a couple days behind. Those who know me (especially my family) know that belated birthday wishes from me are not unusual. In fact, they’re more the norm than the exception. This Canada Day didn’t bring a lot of cake and fireworks. However, I did wear what I thought was…

FOMO

An article in Trail Runner last week by David Roche, entitled “Just Say No to FOMO [Fear of Missing Out]” really got me thinking (again/more) about my own tendencies and the double-edged sword that is the digital world. Roche points out that it is more than just a digital/social media problem; “it’s more of a…

No Joke

We’re Moving – and that’s no joke. It’s April 1. To many people, that means just one thing: April Fool’s Day. So, it would be understandable if you thought our announcement that we’re moving was a hoax. But it’s no joke. For those of you who have been to our physical location, you know that…

Good value(s)

Does it matter what a company’s values are? Does that impact how you buy and whom you buy from? Or is it more simply about the best price for the best quality – a different type of value? From a business planning perspective, I have always worked from the model that the company’s values are…

Vision Board 2019

2019 Vision Boards

2019 – Brought to you by the letter E Did you know that the second Saturday in January is National Vision Board Day (at least in the United States)? No? Don’t fret; nor did I, and I bet many others didn’t either. It’s not exactly up there with Christmas, New Year’s, or even International Coffee…