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

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The Top Button

I’m a guy and I hang up clothes the way most guys do: if it manages to stay off the floor then I’ve done my job. In our household there are no “blue” and “pink” jobs, my wife and I share responsibilities, chores and duties as required. You are just as likely to find my … Continue reading The Top Button

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

Back to basics – Saving money or saving our souls?

Not that long ago the world was a simpler place, although it may have been more work than we have currently grown accustomed to; we only need to talk to our parents or our grandparents for a glimpse into what life was like before all of the conveniences came along to make every moment of … Continue reading Back to basics – Saving money or saving our souls?

Ride on, Gord

I wrote this piece for Mountain Sledder Magazine but it has some life lessons that apply even if you are not a "snowmobiler", so I've shared it onto the blog. Life is short, make the most of every moment my friends - sooner or later the shadows fall on every mountain top. Link is below: Ride on, Gord  

Kita the Adventure Dog

It was the summer of 2005 when we were visiting a close friend down in Kamloops BC, about 6 hours drive from our home.  In the backyard that our friend shared with his neighbor was this scrawny little pup that was, for the most part, neglected by her owners.  This pup was the friendliest little … Continue reading Kita the Adventure Dog