Category Archives: Blogging

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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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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Oregon Preamble

So, what’s the perfect vacation for an introvert, a writerly introvert at that? Reading a book in the sun? Exploring an underground ruin with a flashlight taped to my head? A week in the basement playing World of Tanks or … Continue reading

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Wet and Wild Waterslides

Think you’re not getting old? Try a day at the waterslides. Or half a day. In an effort to make the summer of 2015, the bestestest summer of all time, we embarked on a day at the water park. Cultus … Continue reading

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The Biggest Danger of Camping

For most people, the biggest danger of camping is bears or falling trees or if you’re a teenager, some ax-wielding madman in a hockey mask. For me, the biggest danger has to be that I’m out in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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