Feb 25, 2019

CROSSFIT, COMMUNITY & COMPETITION

By |2019-03-04T13:22:12-07:00February 25, 2019|, |

My daughter came to me last November and said, “Dad, a co-worker in the ER wants me to join CrossFit; do you want to take the three week Foundations Class with me?” “Does it involve strenuous exercise and pain?” I asked. “No, thanks.” She finished three weeks of training and couldn’t stop talking about the [...]

Oct 22, 2018

HERE’S TO THE CRAZY PEOPLE

By |2018-11-06T07:51:04-07:00October 22, 2018|, |

My daughter phoned me a couple of years ago and said, “Dad, I bought a boat.” Awkward silence. I didn’t know what to say. She had just been married, her husband was in his last year of university, they were poor as church mice and she was halfway through her nursing degree…and she bought a [...]

Jun 19, 2018

ADVICE TO THE CLASS OF 2018

By |2018-06-26T21:21:08-07:00June 19, 2018|, |

BY MEGHAN FRANKLIN, CLASS OF 2015 My younger brother (and only sibling) Evan will be graduating on Tuesday. As I’ve been watching him and his friend’s prepare for prom, exams, and the excitement of commencement over the past months, I can’t help but reflect on when I was going through those same experiences myself three [...]

Apr 23, 2018

A THING OR TWO YOU OUGHT TO KNOW

By |2018-04-30T22:34:56-07:00April 23, 2018|, , |

BY HELINDA VANDERKOOI, ACS PARENT  Middle school…yikes! I heard stories from parents about middle school. Claims like: your kids don’t need you as much in middle school, hardly any parents come to chapel, the teachers don’t want your help, the kids ignore and avoid you. With all this chatter I was not looking forward to the [...]

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