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Home for Christmas

After two years of not being home, I’m coming home for Christmas (today!). Armed with my booster and a negative PCR test, and a suitcase with French wines, I’m ready to enjoy the holiday season “Amendola Style”, and I’m so unbelievably happy! I am so excited for Jordan to experience a Canadian Christmas. I can’t… Continue reading Home for Christmas

Are Happier People Less Easily Offended Or Emotionally Triggered?

Are happy people less easily offended or emotionally triggered? This is the question that arose in my head today. It came into thought because I’m part of an email that recommends “banned books”. They’re not truly banned, but they often look at, are a commentary on, or question the idea of “cancel culture”.  And then… Continue reading Are Happier People Less Easily Offended Or Emotionally Triggered?

Being a Facebook Admin Isn’t a Life Accomplishment

Isn’t it funny how people with the most unfulfilled lives, who are lacking in some important aspect that they desire, search for control in the least influential or impactful of environments?  Whether it’s being admin of a Facebook group, or leading a community of “followers” on Instagram, or outside of social media, being Syndicat of… Continue reading Being a Facebook Admin Isn’t a Life Accomplishment