Outside the Paradigm

A blog about

Living Fearlessly.

April 27, 2019

This blog is about my experience of being slightly different in the many groups I have belonged to.  It is a story of both blending in, stepping out and bridging back in.  

I guess I was born being a little different from those around me.  I am the only gir...

September 4, 2018

These are the slides I used for my speech at the Saskatchewan Centre for Science and Religion on August 14, 2018.  

The synchronicity part of the story is that Brother Guy Consmagnolo, Director of the Vatican Observatory spoke just before me.   I was having diffi...

June 6, 2018

I have travelled to many countries, have lived in a few, and I have just bought a house in another continent where I will live half time.  I am in the process of learning a new language and building relationships in the new culture so that I can fit into that community...

January 4, 2018

Describing how profoundly deeply I believe that the human species needs an “evolutionary jump” to survive

June 8, 2017

When I first picked up Naomi Klein's book "This Changes Everything",  I was ecstatic!  Finally a Canadian women talking about some of the deeper problems in our society and calling out what is holding us back from evolving.  Upon further reflection, it is my opinion th...

March 3, 2017

Here I sit in a vegan cafe in North Vancouver, BC while I wait for my electric vehicle to charge.  I am a somewhat rare breed called "garage orphans" - we are people who have elected to purchase an electric car and we do not own a garage where we can charge our car at...

December 16, 2016

Why would a woman leave a comfortable corporate job, spend a year doing independent analysis and decide to to work on Canadian Bank Reform?

Yep.. I ask myself that question at times.  It would be sooo much easier to have just stayed where I was.  The thing is... I jus...

November 9, 2016

Have you seen that movie, "The Matrix"?

You know those lines...  "Will you take the red pill or the blue pill?"

 "You take the blue pill, the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. You take the red pill, you stay in Wonderland, and...

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MBA, B. Comm (Honours in Computer Science), PMP


29 years experience in project management, root cause analysis, corporate process improvement, IT development and management, metrics and collaboration.

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