My kids don’t watch enough TV. I know that’s a strange complaint to make, not to mention one filled with irony. I am, after all, a child of the television-as-babysitter era and the subsequent, and still vocal, kids-watch-too-much-tv backlash. By all accounts, every misstep in my life is attributable to the hours I spent each […]
Orgasm face. We’ve all witnessed one. If not upon our partner’s face then surely in the bathroom mirror. There are even a lucky few who have adorned one whilst simultaneously witnessing one. It’s an embarrassing and ironically painful-looking facial contortion signifying the penultimate in human pleasure. And each September, it’s also a face found upon […]
And the wind cries, “who the hell would want to live here?!?!” This is what courses through my mind every time we head to Southern Alberta for camping. If you’re going south of Calgary you just can’t avoid the wind. Places like Lethbridge and Pincher Creek are famous for it and for good reason. Those […]
One night in St. Jacobs, the old fable of the City Mouse and the Country Mouse played out in real life within the bland, beige box that was my childhood bedroom. I, as you rightly presume, starred as the Country Mouse.
A few weeks from now I mark my ninth anniversary of being a stay-at-home dad, or SAHD if you’re really into horrible acronyms. That is damn near a decade! I’m also well past those demanding first years of my children’s lives, those years before the glorious respite that is grade school. The ones that society […]