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FranklinCovey Forms Wizard

FranklinCovey Forms Wizard
Well, I meandered around the FranklinCovey websites during lunch, and dug up a little gem. At the base of the Downloads District page, you’ll find a Windows-only (alas) program for printing forms and templates, called Forms Wizard. (This is a little hard to find in the rest of the site… I guess they’re pushing their WinXP an [...]

“50 Strategies for Making Yours...

Found via WOYP: 50 Strategies for Making Yourself Work. Although this is meant mainly for writers, there’s some good general advice there, too. Work avoidance is one of the major paradoxes of the writing profession. Generally, writers want to write (or want to have written), but all too often we find ourselves doing anything else but. W [...]

Mind like water? Mind like mud.

Sorry for the dearth of posting as of late. Having a hard time thinking, especially in the off-hours when I normally write in this blog. During a recent weekend excursion into St. John’s (our province’s captital) to deliver workshops, I appear to have picked up one of the worst colds I’ve ever had. You probably know the type [...]

UK Observer: Wikipedia defies aerodyn...

New article in the UK newspaper The Observer: Why encyclopaedic row speaks volumes about the old guard: According to the laws of aerodynamics, the bumblebee should not be able to fly. Yet fly it manifestly does, albeit in a stately fashion. So much for the laws of aerodynamics. Much the same applies to Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia writ [...]
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Driving in Yellowknife

Driving in Yellowknife

At the Snow Castle

At the Snow Castle

Musk Ox Skull

Thaw 4

Cameron River, Early Spring

Thaw 3

Thaw 2

Thaw 1

Yellowknife, Past Midnight

Durrell Wharf, Newfoundland

Rose Hips in Autumn

The Coming of the Storm

Water Lilies

A Zen Moment

Twillingate Lighthouse

Winter Brook

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