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Strong

What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word strong? Biceps. Calves. Chest. Speed, Power. Control. We are all surrounded by incredible feats of physical strength and we even pay big money to both achieve them and be entertained by…

I’m not sick

Last night, as I tried to suppress another cough, Angie finally rolled over and said, “you’re definitely sick.” Apparently, my response was, “No, I’m not. Snot’s just leaking down my throat and making me cough.” I say ‘apparently’ because Angie texted this word for…

Can you do what you love if you suck at it?

I grew up singing and loved every minute of it. Sure I sang in the shower like everyone else but most of my singing was actually done in public, right next to other people. I even sang in a couple of acapella type groups…

The Golden Stream

No, this post isn’t about my middle of the night activities although it is annoying that I’m no longer able to make it until morning without stumbling to the toilet to empty my late night tea. Apparently, 43 is the new 90. I’m still…

The End of Don

“My father is no different than any powerful man, any man with power, like a president or senator.” – Michael Corleone, The Godfather If you know anything about the Italian mafia, and as a small-town boy from Saskatchewan, I’m basically an expert, Don means,…

Why do we look away?

The eyes are the window to the soul. This is the kind of thing my Dad would say to me when I was growing up. On some level, I understood what he meant but for the most part, my eyes would glaze over. The…

Lest We Forget

“We need to sacrifice ourselves. Not just in big things but in little things every day.” “I’m continually trying to become a better person and I intend to do so until the end of my days.” “I’m just an ordinary man trying to do…