My Interview with Natalie Lisinska of CBC’s Insecurity

Insecurity Premieres Tonight on CBC at 8:30 PM Set in Ottawa, at the fictional National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA), Season 2 of Insecurity follows secret agent Alex Cranston and her team of spies as they juggle dates, terrorists, pets, ex-boyfriends and the safety of the nation. But the only thing harder than protecting the […] Continue reading My Interview with Natalie Lisinska of CBC’s Insecurity

What has Trey Pennington’s Death Taught Us?

Trey Pennington, a well-known social media personality, died Sunday in Greenville, S.C.  The cause of death has said to have been an apparent suicide. Pennington ran a consulting practice, blog and online radio show. His presence on all of the top social networks, including Twitter, Facebook and Google+ , brought many followers and engagements. If Pennington’s death does prove to be a suicide, what does his last message to virtual world mean? “Sure am thankful for online friends who are real friends offline too. Love You” Social Media is a lot of fun but there is an essence of loneliness that lurks in the shadows.  I see it in … Continue reading What has Trey Pennington’s Death Taught Us?

“Things Change Mom” – From Baby Boy to Teenage Son

There was a time about three years ago when I was sitting cross-legged on my bed and crying profusely.   My daughter was 13 years old and started to get mouthy.  The words “I hate you” left her mouth after one heated argument. This was the beginning of the end for my sweet spirited little Christina. However, one wonderful thing happened to me that night.  My son, of 11 at the time, came to me and made a solemn promise that he would never behave that way, that he’d always love me, and would cuddle with me anytime I wanted.  I smiled … Continue reading “Things Change Mom” – From Baby Boy to Teenage Son