Tag Archives: the youngest

The Big Loss

Being a goalie parent is something like being Donald Trump’s mom, you’re just kinda waiting for something bad to happen. I mean, hey, if your child is playing defense and makes a mistake, no big deal, it’s a mistake and … 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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Canada Day 2017- When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong

Ok, so after Nerf Wars, there was still hope that I’d be right, that every vacation needed to be planned, but after an hour or so in the hotel pool, we retired to our room overlooking the Inner Harbour and … Continue reading

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Canada Day Epic Nerf War 2017

The epic Nerf war of 2017 would be fought in the backyard, a yard full of rocky outcroppings, bushes, trees, chairs and one trampoline. Rules were set (rules being even better than plans, IMHO.) They were a mix of adult … Continue reading

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Canada Day July 1st – Part 1/3

Is War Wrong? I mean, yeah, probably. But a Nerf War? Adults vs kids? That kind of war could be awesome. That was the idea for the first part of the Canada Day Trip Part Deux. The Youngest had brought … 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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