Category Archives: writing

July 1st Canada Day

Getting up early, are you mad? You wouldn’t think there’s much joy in getting up early, especially with kids. They’re like little alarm clocks… Oh, who are we kidding? They’re like garbage trucks right outside your window emptying a bin … Continue reading

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Canada Day – What if Everything Goes Right?

I’ve said it before, but the best stories don’t come from happiness or things going right. They come from falling asleep while waiting in the ferry line and being woken up by honking and a ferry worker banging on your … Continue reading

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Life is Better With Plans, Right?

It’s been a while since I blogged and to my six fans out there, I apologize. However. I have a plan. I’ve spent the last six months working on my novel, Yager’s War, a historical mystery set in 1940s Holland … Continue reading

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Success @ Surrey Writers’ Conference?

Posted on October 30, 2016 at 5/5/5 Oddly enough, I am more comfortable talking about my failures. I mean, hey, failures make for better stories, while successes, well, who wants to read about a hero who just succeeds? But sometimes we … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – A Movie Review and More

At some point in a boy’s life, he becomes… well, let’s say ‘interested’ in horror movies. ‘Obsessed’ might be a better word, but ‘interested’ will do. The-Oldest has reached that point. He’s read It. He’s watched movies like Nightmare on … Continue reading

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Tournament Trials – Pools and Parties – pt 3

Imagine if you condensed the sound of screaming monkeys in a hothouse jungle and put that in a can, then, when you were sick with a cold, exhausted from a traumatic ferry ride, and pretty much ready for bed, you … Continue reading

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2nd 5 Things I’m Doing Differently For Hockey This Year

As this is my 3rd year, I’m changing things up a bit, you know, trying to evolve into a superior hockey-parent. It’s not easy, but what’s life without a little challenge? So, the first 5 were yesterday. Let us continue… … Continue reading

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