Alchemy and alchemist are old words in the English language. They predate and were precursors for the science of chemistry and the chemist. Alchemists believed they could turn lead into gold. They appear as mystics in legends. In time, alchemy took on a figurative meaning - to transform things for … [Read more...] about The Alchemy of Each Day
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I do my best thinking when I'm flying or traveling. To represent that in today's Daily, I went looking for a photo of a big view. This vista is from a three day drive from Kelowna, BC to Lake Tahoe, Nevada in 2009. I’ll hold and develop the story of how I managed to be surprised by a National Park … [Read more...] about Taking Stock
Writing didn't go as anticipated today. It happened, but I dove into something and couldn't bring it home in one sitting. I almost gave myself a pass. I wrote extensively, after all. Isn't that enough? It's too late to send it out. Won't my subscribers be bothered? Then I got a … [Read more...] about Daily Means Daily
This photo emerged from obscurity on the weekend. It wasn’t exactly lost, but it hadn’t seen the light of day for many years. The original is on a 36 x 24 millimetre piece of slide film that had been packed away for almost fifteen years. Saturday was the day I finally decided to tackle a box that … [Read more...] about Hope for Renewal
I am patiently waiting for snow to return to Toronto. That sentence ⬆️ might be the most surprising sequence of words I’ve ever strung together. This patient waiting thing is a seismic shift. Most years I dream about the number of ways I can escape the snow and cold. With nowhere to go but … [Read more...] about Perspective Shift