The gift of fallen leaves

Everyone loves a free gift.  You’d never say “no thanks” and go out and burn a gift?  Well, that’s what happens with fallen leaves every day!  Fallen leaves are one of the most generous gifts God gives us, yet we just burn them.  Here are some other suggestions for using them. Continue reading



This is a mock disease write up that I put together for a medical student who was about to travel abroad.   It captures some of the challenges of transitions that many of us nomads experience.  



Also known as Happy and Sad Syndrome (HASS)

written in jest (but only partly) by Katharine Norton


Transitionitis/HASS is a very common ailment affecting hundreds of travellers each year.  It is caused by the change in routine brought on by transition, and  anxieties (often  underlying) relating to the unknowns of the new location and losses associated with leaving the current location. Continue reading