Making Time

Making Time

Seven weeks was a long time to be away, and it’s already eight weeks since I got back. Time certainly does fly, but that’s not always a good thing. The trip home to Australia was exactly what I needed. Time with friends, time with family, and particularly time with...

In the company of friends

L-r: Brian Richardson, Kevin Longfield, Harry Nelken, Lynne Martin, Armin Wiebe and Jenny Gates. Yesterday morning didn’t start off on the right foot, so to speak. It began with a rude awakening when I stubbed – big time – the middle toe on my right foot in a door...

Clavius Dell Andronicus

In many ways, computers do make our lives easier, but some days it’s hard for me to actually believe that. Take my computer, for example. For the past four years, it’s been no trouble at all. I’ve been able to churn out lots of speeches, articles, stories, blog posts,...
Building bridges in Saskatoon

Building bridges in Saskatoon

Attending the 2018 Editors Canada Conference in Saskatoon as a presenter is both exciting and somewhat familiar. At their 2001 conference in Ottawa, I delivered a presentation on personal and professional maintenance for freelance editors. It was very well received...