Digital Shoebox

Tips, stories, and video in today's changing world.

Playing with numbers

This post started off as a Facebook status update.  When I had to scroll up to see what I typed, I decided to transfer this into a blog post.   Here's a funny story: I was solicited by a major brand to test and blog about their product. After some emails and a really engaging phone conversation, I was feeling great energy. The rep said I was easy to talk to and had a really good grasp of the product and clearly was familiar with how to use the product. The phone call was followed up with an email asking me for...

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The Great Calgary Flood of 2013

Watching the power of nature flood my city and favourite mountain retreat was not on my bucket list It has been a very trying 2 days.  I watched in disbelief as my beloved mountain retreat, Canmore, AB, was washed away.  I could not process the devastation and the destruction I was seeing in photos and on television. Then, High River started to feel the wrath of nature.  A 40-minute drive from my house, I was in High River recently to visit a close friend in the hospital. Then we started to feel the pinch in Calgary.  Lots of rain, storm sewers overflowing,...

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You never forget your first

I had the good fortune to meet J'Val Shuster when I delivered a little presentation about video and your business at a full-day workshop.  I had heard of Devour Events & Catering and I knew a lot of people who knew J'Val, but out paths had never crossed.  When we finally got to speak, I could feel the mutual respect and admiration. When she requested a meeting shortly after, I was thrilled to be able to discuss, develop and follow through on a video agenda for this most amazing catering company.  I was hungry (pun intended) for the job.  I was...

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You’ll Just Know

When you jump in with fear, you'll know if it's right.  We hear the saying all the time: when you meet the right person, you'll know. I thought I knew when I met my first husband. But now that it's all said and really done, I knew deep down we were not right for each other. When I met my second husband, I knew for sure that this was THE GUY! I know he knew it too when, on our very first date, I told him he was full of shit, and he laughed at me when he explained why there was a...

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