We were on a holiday last week and I was reminded how good it feels to step out of my own corner of the world and experience different horizons. It is refreshing to get away, not only from the routine but to see places that are just different from home. We were in Los Angeles … Continue reading Expanding Horizons
It is my milestone blog post! 100th blog post in 100 weeks! I was reading back over the past 99 blog posts which is so nostalgic! They represent me so well. My first post was March 13, 2018 (link here) And then I was calculating which would be the halfway, 50th post. This was my … Continue reading One Hundred!
I remember when I was a teen (I think, maybe a bit younger?), we saw – or my mom brought our attention to – a story in the newspaper about a child in one of the southern United States that somehow ended up in water that was crocodile territory. This child, having some kind of … Continue reading Blinders
Last weekend, our younger boy attended a birthday party of a friend from his spring hockey team, which he played on last year. This was 6 months after spring hockey ended and the team came together again at this boy’s house in a neighbouring town to us. A majority of the kids on this team … Continue reading Unity
As a kid, you know your grandparents as that ‘old’ retired grandpa or grandma. You never really consider them in their youth and imagine what they were like as a kid, teen or young adult. To me, my one grandpa was that old, jolly man that loved gadgets, and was the first person in our … Continue reading Write It Down