Grandma and Grumpa Come To Town

It’s Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Thanksgiving is a North American holiday that celebrates the European settlers that came to a new land and befriended the native population and just before they…

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Teflon

What do you think? Head held high or in hand-cuffs? How’s he going out?   I had a friend say to me (keep in mind this is two Canadians talking),…

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To My Surprise

Have you ever heard a knock on the door and when you open it, to your surprise, there stands a person you least expect? An old friend? A family member?…

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Typewriter

“Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party.”   This is a phrase that my mother would use when she practiced her…

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News From The Cracks

Last week I read these news headlines… ‘Trump says Canadians are smuggling shoes’ ‘Britain and Europe facing beer shortage during world cup’ ‘Canada passes final reading of cannabis law‘  …

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Point… Click… Done.

Booking a trip that requires deciding on accommodations is never as easy as they make it look on television. Just click and go is make-believe. As a traveller you need…

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Every So Often…

Road rage is something I completely understand. The fury you feel when some ass cuts you off in an unsafe manner. The frustration at being stuck behind a vehicle driven…

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The Sports Ritual

Wow!! Okay that was a little too close for comfort. After I published my last piece both teams promptly went out that lost that night. The basketball Raptors were unceremoniously…

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Go Jets Go

My father loved sports, he passed that love down to his sons, one of which is yours truly. My mother on the other hand had no use for sports and…

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