Tag Archives: the oldest

Why An Alberta Adventure? 2018

This is my first blog in a while, but it’s also the first on my new website. The site is still a work in progress, but I hope you check out everything there, sign up for the super exciting newsletters, … Continue reading

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One of the Best Days as a Stepdad

There are tough days as a parent. You know them. Nagging the kids about homework. Dealing with heartbreak. Getting them to bed. Making them eat brussels sprouts or something with kale. (Oh, I have a list of these, oh yes … Continue reading

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What No One Tells You About Having Kids

Things No One Tells You About Kids You get emails from the school about head lice. HEAD LICE!!! It’s just so NOT something I worried about before kids. 2. Colds. You get a lot of them. The math is simple. … Continue reading

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Surviving Band

Would a 2 hour!!!!!! high school band concert be as challenging as an elementary school one? Honestly, cuteness only goes so far when you have to sit through a 5th-grade concert. It’s an assault on the ears that even I … Continue reading

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Fear

Fear, true fear, ultimately comes from the emotional part of our brain. Personally, I think it was how we died in a previous life and our spirit stored it that way so we wouldn’t, you know, taunt a lion, again, … Continue reading

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Play Us a Song, You’re the Piano Man

Musical Monday. There are moments you just know will stick with you forever. Often they’re bad but when they’re good, they’re very good. While in Whistler, I had both. But first, the good one. We all had ideas of what … Continue reading

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A Prelude to a Prelude – Musical Monday

Well, a new thing. Music Monday. Being about as musically inclined as a block of concrete, I struggle to understand what The-Oldest is creating.  Like anyone who really doesn’t know much about music, I simply can say, yeah, that sounds … Continue reading

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