Tag Archives: friendship

Walking in the sunshine

They were the best of friends, Dallas and Ryan, and time spent together was always appreciated, even when weeks passed between walks. Last week they walked on a cold winter day, their faces exposed to the wind, so cold their … Continue reading

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The Power You Have Now

Words, we use them every day and think nothing of it. But words can have power. They can encourage, educate, support, slash or inspire. If you are like me, you might underestimate the effect that your words have on the people … Continue reading

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The Value of a Friend

It is often said “blood is thicker than water” meaning that family relationships are always more important than friends. My blood relatives are important to me but I certainly have and do appreciate the many good friends I have had … Continue reading

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Water your own lawn

I am just returned from my nation’s capital, Ottawa – I’m a Canuck, as in Canadian (maple leaf, nanaimo bars, and much more, click here to learn about things invented in Canada I digress obviously, I am returned after flying nearly all the … Continue reading

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Call me Skywalker

God’s providence or karma brought them together – it changed both their lives. He was just graduated from nursing school,  and turned 25 years old. Excited to be starting his new job at a hospice, he moved to a whole … Continue reading

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We all need that someone

We all need that someone, that one person that makes us feel like we’re the most important person. When I was a kid, I would go to the outdoor swimming pool by the PNE with my Dad.  I played a … Continue reading

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A proud dad thinks back five years ago

My beautiful daughter Mandy has nearly been married five years!  I was reminded today of the fun and laughter at the reception when her husband Tyler and his buddies from school were all lip syncing to the Backstreet Boys.  They … Continue reading

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Tennis is not the only place where Serve is Important

A lot of people, myself included, are watching the French Open, which is an annual tennis tournament in France. Voila! As you watch the competitors you notice many things, that they towel their face a great deal, there are a … Continue reading

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Black Friday So What?

My newspaper yesterday was stuffed with ads from business intent on luring people to spend money they hadn’t planned on just because it was a Super deal. I get that people are going to spend money at Christmas, buying gifts, … Continue reading

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Memories of Music and Good Friends from High School

I wonder what it is that makes a memory “lock in” so that you can always recall it? I am glad that I have quite a few of those types of moments.  When I was in high school I had … Continue reading

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