Childhood

A Climb To Remember

Looking back, the summer of 1990 was a rough time for everyone involved. The Gulf War was in full swing, a sharp recession swept the global economy, and MC Hammer’s “Can’t Touch This” was a number one single. As if these atrocities weren’t enough, it was also the year my mom went back to work … Continue reading

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Workouts, Wild Turkeys and Way Too Much Time On My Hands

Greetings from Canada’s Ocean Playground! I’ve been in Nova Scotia for about a week now, visiting with family and friends, lazing on the beach, and basically living the life of a bored housewife with way too much time on her hands. It’s all really great and relaxing-  except for the WILD TURKEY who has taken up residence … Continue reading

Culture / Family / Humour / Life

I Was Born in a Small Town…

If your only knowledge of small towns came from what you saw and read in popular culture,  you might be under the impression that all small towns are picturesque, sleepy havens with tree-lined streets and waving flags. Towns where high school football, backyard barbeques and Sunday morning church services reign supreme, and the teenagers hang out at places called Chubbie’s or … Continue reading