Category Archives: Humor


Happy Monday, and more importantly, happy Shark Week!

Yesterday saw the beginning of the 29th year of this mid-summer, Discovery Channel tradition.

Last night’s big event — Michael Phelps vs. a Great White Shark — disappointed some, since Discovery didn’t make the Olympic athlete swim in open water with an actual Great White.

Yes, people can be strange, but the beginning of Shark Week provides the perfect motivation to kick off your week. After all, what’s more motivating than a shark? Read the rest of this entry


Today marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. Two centuries after her death, her six (and a half…depending on how you feel about “Lady Susan”) novels still capture the public imagination and have a large following that has only grown with each year. They’ve been turned into plays, movies, even musicals. They’ve inspired countless sequels and some interesting reimaginings.

To put it another way, 200 years after her death, the world is still fascinated by Jane Austen. Read the rest of this entry


Seeing as it’s the first day of a new week and the seventh day of Wimbledon, it seems like the perfect time for some tennis-inspired Monday Motivation.

Mondays can be rough. After a weekend of playing hard, it can feel like you’ve forgotten how to work hard. Getting back into the daily grind can feel like trying to make your way through the middle of an epic tennis rally. Read the rest of this entry

…Catch ‘Em All

 happy pokemon pikachu peace sign GIFThis week marked the one year anniversary of Pokémon Go. For those not familiar with the mobile scavenger hunt, it’s another reason you’ve seen people wandering aimlessly with their phones for the past year. Read the rest of this entry

…stand on guard

Canada Flag Red Canadian Free Image Country PhotoHey, Canada! Happy Birthday! 150 years never looked better, or more polite.

As you celebrate this important and impressive milestone. I wanted to take a moment to thank you for being our incredible neighbors to the north.

Some of us may not always show it, but we kind of like you guys, a lot. Read the rest of this entry