July 24, 2014 2:35pm James, Tim and Captain Dave were down by the fire station at the lake. We were there to pick up a new saw for the truck to replace an old one taken out of service. We had just come from “Stores” on Rotherham to pick up some other equipment about 30 […]
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Last week after coming home from the Firehouse around 8am, I was trying to think of something to keep my 3 year old (almost 4, if you ask him) busy for the morning. Our options were limited because it was raining outside and there were no community centre programs scheduled for that day. I decided […]
Hopefully I don’t lose any of you today, but the purpose for this blog is for honest and raw discussion. Today, I want to talk about my dad, and how his method of parenting shaped who I am today and how it demolished our relationship. Growing up, I was afraid of my dad. Plain and […]
Summer with my son is fantastic. My work schedule allows me many days spent raising him and playing around. During the summer months we have a plethora of things to do. Between the splash pad, the zoo, fishing and general fun in the sun, it’s endless hours of energy being burnt. However in the winter […]
Well at this time last year I was a month into a new diet. I was down about 8 pounds from New Year’s Day and continuing on, full steam ahead. It began when I had been tagged on Facebook in some of the most unflattering photos ever, and it made me realize it was time […]
Like most people these days, my parents are divorced. I’m 32 and my parents haven’t been together for 22 years. It was very strange the day that I realized they had been apart longer than they were together, but it is what it is. Today I want to talk about the experience of watching my […]