This was a very exciting week. As some of you know, I decided to publish a book in the year 2000 and made a goal of 100 rejection letters because Dr. Seuss got 43 for his first story. To date I am at 32 rejections for various manuscripts. Then on January 1, 2016 I started a weekly blog which gave me a reason to write consistently and I turned the first year of that blog into a book entitled The Treasure You Seek. Continue reading
I remember my first day at a summer job during university. It was on the production line at a brewery. It smelled like the morning after a keg party which was not very pleasant. But I soon equated that smell with a great pay cheque as I was making a lot more than my previous student jobs in retail or lifeguarding.
However the very first day was one of the toughest. That morning at 6 a.m. as I sat eating breakfast, wondering what it would be like to work in a beer factory, a long distance ring jangled the phone. It was my uncle in Ireland. He said my beloved grandma had just passed away. Continue reading