Wall Kicking

What a shock when the least likely of my daughters, in a fit of restless energy, decided to start wall-kicking in the tv room downstairs. She even tried to talk one of her sisters and her friend into it. Eventually she put her foot right through the drywall. I was not expecting it from my […]

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Men at Work

Working with men has an interesting dynamic. I’m not saying I prefer it to working with women because they always smell nicer but it does have a certain feel about it that I’ve spent much of my life working around. Example: My buddy Matt and I were digging post holes in his yard with one […]

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Summer Now and Then

What a delightful week for most parents as we watched our children trudge off to school. It’s funny how July fades into August and what used to be a long awaited break gets eaten up in mornings slept in, too much tv, and the optimal emotional temperature that can only be brought about by spending […]

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Fainting Goats

I really need fainting goats. It’s almost unbelievable that there is an animal that faints in the presence of danger. What an amazing thing to be known for! I suspect that the leader of the fainting goat party was disrespectful when God was handing out survival skills and got what was coming to him. “Danger? […]

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My Brain Committee

One of the worst decisions of our marriage was shopping for new house lighting together. They say to build a new home you need to make around 1100 decisions and, because I’m an idiot, I decided I should save some money and contract it myself. Erin was living in Calgary and I was living in […]

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My Fashion Intervention

I love the mall. There’s something about meandering aimlessly with hundreds of other people in and out of stores tempting us to buy items we didn’t know we needed until we saw them #firstworldproblems? Mostly, but I still love the mall. I started getting interested in shopping a couple of years back and viewing clothes […]

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WestJet, and Why I like them.

I can’t remember a bad experience with WestJet, it’s not like they always have the flights that we want or can accommodate everything, but my experience with them has been good. I’m not comparing them to other airlines per say, it’s hard to when they don’t even fly places we’d like to go, but when […]

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