8 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Your brain needs exercise

I sustained a concussion about 5 years ago, which challenged me and led to some big changes in my life. Before my concussion, I took my brain for granted. It was only because of my concussion, and the months of recuperation,...

3 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Gone to seed

Finally, that gardener’s itchy green thumb can get a workout. I know, it’s mid-winter and it will be weeks before we garden outdoors.  However, plants that require a long season to reach maturity need to be started soon. Are you...

1 Feb
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Linus and his blanket

The holidays are now long past and we’re full steam ahead into 2021. I know I’m not the only one that’s happy to see 2020 gone and done with, but the holidays always leave trace thoughts with me long after they’ve...

27 Jan
Featured | Wellness & Healthy Aging

Friendship in the modern age

Friends are very special people. Over time, they weave themselves into our lives and become our other family. Sometimes they only stay for a short time, and sometimes they remain in our lives for years, even decades. Friends complete us....

13 Nov
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Strength in vulnerability

It’s the end of September.  In a small village in Saskatchewan, the freezing rain and bone chilling wind strike my socially distanced family members as we gather at the graveyard to say goodbye to a very special uncle.  In it together, but...

4 Nov
Wellness & Healthy Aging

A quiet month for gardening

November is one of the quietest months for a Calgary gardener. If the weather is nice, there some yard maintenance activities that can be done such as ensuring the eaves are cleared of leaves, applying mulch to perennial beds after...