Yep, that's a photo of me writing this blog post (well, I'm taking the photo, but you get the idea).
You may think it's pretty random (or I couldn't think of anything better) but it actually goes along with the theme for today: Messy Action
I could've tidied up a little (yes, that's an empty plate with nanaimo bar crumbs) or taken a photo of my actual desk and made it look all 'professional' but that's not real. I'll be honest, I didn't really feel like writing this at first because I've been sick for the past few days and have been feeling like shit. But if we wait for some divine inspiration before we do things, nothing will ever get done! So instead of waiting until I 'felt like it' I pushed my portable desk/table thing over to the back door so I could at least have a nice view of the snow and sunshine (which I haven't had much of lately).
People who know/follow me know that I post a lot of inspirational quotes. There's a ton of people that post a quote to...
I am not writing this to offend, criticize or anger anyone. Do not read this as a personal attack, a direct response to something you've done or me 'poking the bear' to get a response. What this is is me, stripped down, exposed, wanting you to understand and maybe even take a little away.
So are we on the same page? Good!
Today marks the 1-year anniversary of my dad's passing from his long fight with cancer. Do I think about him every day? You bet! Do I still get emotional sometimes? Of course. Does it get easier? YES!
Here's where I may piss a few people off (again, not my intention) because I look at death differently than most. When I remember my dad, I think about the good times; our skiing trips when I was a kid, going to Jays games, playing catch, and when I was older working with him for a few years, learning from him and when he was sick sitting and having a drink with him (even though he was eating from a feeding tube). And you know what? Those memories bring a smile to my...