Angels among us – Flight C-GPUN

*special thanks to  Werner Fischdick and the Werner Fischdick Collection for permission to share this photo of C-GPUN* As Christmas 1994 approached, my wife and I were frantically getting our lives ready for our first child, due to arrive in the second week of February. As soon-to-be new parents we were trying to juggle the … Continue reading Angels among us – Flight C-GPUN

Circle of Pain – A Journal

The following words are not mine. They are taken from the journal of a dear friend who has given permission to share. These heartbreaking journal entries were made as she traveled a road filled with  pain and love, supporting her sister through a battle with addiction. It is an unfiltered  glimpse into the hope and … Continue reading Circle of Pain – A Journal

With great power comes great eccentricity

  There’s an old saying that goes “if you’re not part of the solution, you are part of the problem”. With that in mind I have decided that it is time for me to stand up, put my money where my mouth is and bravely become a part of the problem – I mean solution. … Continue reading With great power comes great eccentricity

The Yellow Dress

It was a picture perfect day, the sun shining brightly, the kind of day a Mom dreams of for her daughter’s wedding. Her little girl looked so gorgeous in her pretty yellow dress, which was untraditional of course but it was her daughter’s favourite colour so the choice was obvious. She thought back, yellow had … Continue reading The Yellow Dress

The Moosinator Car Cleaning System

If you are like me, you hate digging under the seats of your vehicle to clean out the black hole that seems to exist there. Worry no more, I have developed a great new system for checking for lost gloves, empty coffee cups or a rogue French-fry lost in the dark abyss beneath your heated … Continue reading The Moosinator Car Cleaning System

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

How he loved this time of year. He enjoyed watching all of the seasons come and go, but this one had always been his favourite. The colourful lights strung across storefronts, the Christmas music playing softly, the friendly smiles from strangers. Tonight was also the official City Light-up Ceremony so there was more activity than … Continue reading The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?

The Academy Award Goes To: Living With Pain

People who live with persistent pain are big fakers. There, I said it. I live with someone with persistent pain every day and I see this acting first hand. She is such a good actor in fact that even as close as we are, sometimes I miss the signs. Oh, she isn’t acting about having … Continue reading The Academy Award Goes To: Living With Pain