Finding the Beauty in Unemployment


The beauty of unemployment is I can walk for an hour interrupted only by my wandering thoughts. Don’t worry. I had my giant #HireAndrew placard on to protect me from the wind gusts while advertising my latest media campaign.

Beauty of Unemployment |
Chorizo, mushroom and egg wrap with melted mozzarella.

After a few phone interviews, I made a good lunch, well, two good lunches. It is Leap Day after all. That’s the other huge perk of being home more. The first was a chorizo and mushroom scrambled egg situation wrapped in a scorched tortilla. What better to wash that down than a turkey chorizo burger atop a toasted ciabatta half? Continue reading Finding the Beauty in Unemployment

The Road to Self Discovery

Cat Stevens – On The Road To Find Out

“How cheap are you?” Scott jocularly asked me when I shared our plan to park at the University of Toronto instead of at the hotel in Toronto.

I suppose I’m glad that after 15 minutes of conversation, a stranger can identify that I am fiscally Jewish.

We had been driving for 8 hours after leaving Niagara Falls around noon. Our destination: Algonquin National Park. A trip that was supposed to take 4 1/2 hours. Oftentimes I find myself irritated when things take longer than planned or expected. As in most cases, rush hour traffic was a contributor to our lengthened trip.  But the lesson in this case is one that I’d heard many times before but have yet to fully accept.

“The most important reason for going from one place to another is to see what’s in between, and they took great pleasure in doing just that.”
― Norton Juster, The Phantom Tollbooth Continue reading The Road to Self Discovery