The Problem with Waiting for the Hot Water

Icon made from Icon Fonts is licensed by CC BY 3.0 Here’s another one of those things I knew nothing about before moving to North America: showering with hot water. When it’s hot and humid, the last thing I want is to shower with water that’s even hotter than my cup of coffee. That’s why […]

The Practice of Navia Aut Caput

The first manned flight. The naming of Portland, Oregon. A foot ball game. All three have one thing in common: a coin toss – the practice of throwing a coin in the air to make a decision based on an outcome – either heads or tails. It’s interesting to see how this has become common practice in […]

PASS Summit and The Value Of Building A Community

Photo courtesy of Sheryl’s Boys I’m a community person. I’ve built my career around the value of communities. It all started when I was in high school and wanted to raise funds that will help the student community by improving our sports facility. We wanted to host a dance party within the school premises and […]

That Intimidating Sound

Listen to the following audio clips and tell me the first thing that comes to mind (post it in the Comments section) Audio clip #1 (courtesy of Mike Koenig)   Audio clip #2   Audio clip #3 (courtesy of Mike Koenig)   Audio clip #4 (courtesy of Grant Evans)   There’s something about sounds that trigger emotions […]