They say that the odds of an entity achieving a human birth on Planet Earth is about 10 to the power of 2,685,000 or in my own words A Bajillion.

I came to the world in February of 1979 to two wonderful parents who love me very much. Some would…


You were once a child, like everyone else. Perhaps at this very moment, you have very vivid images, or a strong sense of the smells, sounds, and feelings of what that was like for you.

For some, it is a moment of trauma, for others an invisible memory, and perhaps…


My Dad borrowed this from Ben Franklin and said it to me very often growing up, “Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise”.

I think sometimes it takes years to unpack that kind of wisdom. Similarly, it has taken me years to unpack…


Starting out in one’s life it can seem exciting, overwhelming, sometimes disappointing, even scary. Like schooling, thinking about retirement and being wealthy seems so far away.

I recall the first job out of Engineering School paid me $42,000 before taxes. …


It seemed like yesterday “Dad” showed up on the call display.

Dad showed up at the kid's birthday party.

Dad found every ounce of strength to shake your hand and congratulate you, or give you a hug, kiss, or his nod of approval.

Dad may have pushed you to your…


Facing the past in the present

I was 8 in 1987.

In Canada, we were getting ready to host the 1988 Calgary Olympics. Really exciting time!

I had a little notebook with pictures I had drawn of people winning medals. …


Adults always had an answer prepared for you.

When I was a kid, the neighbour this crusty old guy named Fred told me that I should watch the news… “it’s good for you” he said…. …


So a few years ago there was a moment -the idea! It sounded fun! It would enable a dream to come true. Freedom!…Maybe?

Like many, there was a moment of inspiration. For some, it comes hitting rock bottom. …

Neil Rampersad

All hearts are open, all people are present. Family man, Investor and Full time Nerd.

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