Wednesday, October 27, 2021

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Middle Ground

I would like to issue an all-points bulletin on a stolen property. It’s a cherished piece of real estate that millions used to visit regularly with friends and associates. Sadly, it was stolen in broad daylight. The property is affectionately known as Middle Ground. Middle Ground was last noticed at a gathering last summer at which I heard someone say, “That’s a good point; I disagree with you, but I imagine the truth lies somewhere between our...

KBVA volleyball equality

I hope to one day help produce a reality TV show based on a group to which I am very fortunate to belong. A lot of folks could learn from this club. The members of Kits Beach Volleyball Association in Vancouver have become my best friends and, in many ways, my family. The KBVA is a collection of athletes of all colours and socioeconomic status.  We all show up for tournaments in board shorts. No one knows...

Intellectual humility

Intellectual humility – what a fabulous concept! In the last few months, I have been increasingly open with opinions on matters that I believe to be important. I have always loved a good debate and contend that spirited discussion with someone holding opposing views presents an excellent opportunity for intellectual growth. My tone might come off as self-righteous at times, but I have made enough mistakes (do you think that I intended to have 7 children?!)...