Vegas, Las Vegas

If we’re connected on social media (and if we’re not, why not?) you probably know that we were recently in Vegas on a big old family vacation. Yep, five days with my entire immediate family and +1s made us a traveling pack of six. The basics were all arranged by …

Engaged!

I don’t know a thing about engagement rings, but I know this, like Kevin, is the one for me. We’re getting married! Thanks to Dane and everyone at Cavalier Gastown. This ring is perfect!

Shampoo-free!

I’ll say it straight and plain (sort of like my locks): I haven’t washed my hair even once this year. It’s not a resolution I’m necessarily married to, but I approached it as more of an experiment and, well, it’s one that has worked. Let me rewind. Last year, I …

Compassion is for everyone (even pro athletes)

There have been a couple of standout sports moments for me in the last couple of weeks – not because I’m particularly interested in them, but because they seem notable in relation to one another. Super Bowl post-game. Cam Newton. Yeah, a lot of people don’t like him. They see …

Memories of Terry Fox

I cried a lot of tears last night. I turned away from the TV or left the room several times each because I just couldn’t bear the pain I felt over what was being played. The real-life events mixed with my own faint early-childhood memories as I tried to recall my own …

Don’t leave home without it

I know I’m getting old maturing because I keep developing “ways I do things” without even thinking about it. I also keep coming up with lists of “ways I will do things from now on.” Carved in stone. Forever and ever. The topic this week is travel. The lesson is in all …