“Pets understand humans better than humans do.” Ruchi Prabhu When I was growing up I was obsessed with dogs and asked my parents constantly if we could get one of […]

When I started teaching in 1998, I anticipated certain types of change that I would face during my career. I anticipated shifts in technology and I also expected that there […]

The second anniversary of my mother’s death is approaching. She passed on April 3, 2019. In 2010 at the age of 65 she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She had […]

As we enter week 5 of the second Covid lockdown, I realize that I’ve managed really well with this restricted way of living for the last 9 months. In fact, […]

I have not made a Christmas list in many years, possibly 25 or more. It is very true that the older you get, the less you care about material things. […]

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is the only choice.” — Bob Marley I saw this somewhere on social media shortly after my daughter suffered a […]

My mother loved to give notebooks as gifts. For birthdays and Christmas or to mark big transitions in life, my mum would write a short inscription on the first page […]

Following what was a very happy and pleasant childhood, I spent much of my young adulthood being afraid. The fear had no real focus. I was simply afraid of the […]