Fame is fleeting. More often, it is completely absent. This is especially true of my family. It is likely true of most of your families as well. When presented with such dearth of familial fame, it is not uncommon to bask in the secondary glow exuding from those around us who have been blessed with […]
The year 2010 was a big one for our family. My wife was on maternity leave with our son and the job I had expected to work at during this time had evaporated due to the lingering aftereffects of the 2008 economic meltdown combined with the cratering of natural gas prices. So, you know, kind […]
I’m going to tell you a short story that I am all but sure is wrong. Memories are like that a lot. But perhaps it’s the feelings more than the facts that make them important.
Memories are one of, if not the most treasured human experiences. They are also notoriously unreliable. Thankfully, sometimes that fallibility rewards you with discovery. That is how this song came to be known by me.
Another summer weekend means another trip northward towards the provincial capital. This time we were camping southeast of the big city at Miquelon Lake Provincial Park. With four brand new, extra ply trailer tires adorning our trailer, we anxiously set out in hopes of finally making it to a campground without blowing any tires. I’m […]