Being a good follower

Everyday in my LinkedIn I see posts on being a leader. If you go to the bookstore, there is an entire section devoted to leadership. ”The 5 Levels of Leadership“, “The 21 Irrefutable laws of Leadership“, “Top 100 Best Ways to be a Great Leader“…and so on. Leadership is all fine and dandy but if everyone becomes a… Read More »

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Great adventure ends in tragedy

I felt compelled to respond to this tragedy.   Riding across Canada was one of the greatest adventures of my life and I love reading about people doing the same thing.  More recently having been hit while cycling, I know how easy it would have been to be fatal.  I suppose those two influences together draw… Read More »

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Zuimei on Global Morning Television

Zuimei was on Global Morning Television talking about Ramen. Related Posts:Ramen – Step 1: the brothRyoji RamenRamen in TorontoRamen Step 2 – The NoodleTouhenboku

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last weekend of summer

I am sitting in a Starbucks on Spadina mostly to get out of the heat.  I wore jeans today and that was a mistake.  They don’t fit very well and my balls are sticking to my leg.  I am sitting here reading a Douglas Coupland book I picked up at BMV. I don’t really know… Read More »

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Second Surgery

So I survived getting hit by a bus. And while I survived I was not left without residual effects.  I had a constant ache in my shoulder what became more severe with use.  This was due to the massive amounts of bone that needed to be cleaned out, which resulted in a loss of about an… Read More »

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The Big “C”

Cancer is a very frightening word.  It’s a very frightening disease but I think the word is worse.  It conjures up images of people with scarves on their heads,  pale and thin, bulbous tumors and growths, and ultimately death. But it probably shouldn’t. I recently finished a book, The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of… Read More »

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