Just Like My Dad

My father turned 70 recently and Heidi and I were able to travel to Ontario. The reason for our trip was to spend time with my dad, my mom, and all of my siblings and their spouses for a wonderful weekend of reminiscing and celebrating a man that we love and honour. My dad is […]

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The Mean Girl

When I look back over my school years, I have many wonderful memories. I attended a small Christian school. I was the oldest in my family, born late in the year, and kind of a quiet kid at school. So I appreciated the fact that I pretty much knew everyone there. It felt safe and […]

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Be My Valentine…I Think

So I have a question for you.  Does a kind and thoughtful deed count toward the positive in your relationship IF you forget that you did the kind and thoughtful deed? On Saturday, my wife and I came home from a nice lunch with her family and there were a dozen roses on the door […]

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I Was a Pumpkin

If you happened to walk to the back of the school property, close to the big shade trees, you may have seen a pumpkin growing through the chain link fence. That’s from my yard. Due to a lapse in careful checking, this pumpkin was too big to pull back by the time we noticed it. […]

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La Fin de Madame Horahan

Some of you may not know this, but identity theft is a very common crime that pervades much of our community. I myself did not know how serious it was until very recently when I had my own identity stolen. That’s right, Madame Horahan was disposed of and replaced by Madame Botwright. Josh and I […]

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