An Unoriginal Blog on Intellect and Emotion

Does intellect inhibit emotion?  Do emotions inhibit intellect? Does intellect suppress the ability to express emotion and do emotions suppress the ability to rationalize with logic and sound reason? There is an entire world of grey in-between intellect and emotion. There is nurture vs nature, subjective expectations, self-interest vs altruism, left brain vs right brain…

Confidence

As I sit here in the Toronto Pierson Airport on our way to British Columbia, I’m people watching while sipping a Tim Horton’s coffee and thinking about confidence. As all of these people of many different cultures walk by, I wonder? Who has confidence? Who feels safe within themselves? Who feels self-assured because of their…

Timmins, Canada – Bouncin’ in the Bearskin!

On the start of our journey to British Columbia, Michael and I flew from Timmins to Sudbury, Sudbury to Toronto.  From Timmons to Sudbury, we flew with Bearskin Airlines!  I kept calling them Bearclaw! The boarding passes are written in English, French and Cree. In the airport restaurant I bought a butter tart!  This one…

Ontario, Canada – Mostly Mileage!

In four days, Michael and I drove a total of 2,598 kilometers throughout Ontario. Now, here is something new to me…… There are many 18-wheelers on the Ontario highways.  These drivers are on a schedule.  No time to stop and pee…..so they pee in bottles and throw the bottles out the window.  These bottles are…

Kapuskasing, Ontario – Keeping Kool in the Kap!

Michael and I returned to Kapuskasing for one more evening with his brother Joel and sister-in-law Dana, but Dana was visiting with her mom and brother in Calgary, Alberta. We enjoyed an evening that started with playing snooker! I had a craving for butter tarts, so I decided to bike into town!  Michael joined me…