Deep Freeze Hero

Canadians dominate in the world arena when it comes to weather discussion and this past February gave us plenty to talk about. It was the Read More →

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Live Long and Prosper

My guest blogger Karen Cumming helps kick off the New Year with a 2nd half story that really stretches the meaning of extreme adventure!  She Read More →


Dinner at Mellos, Ottawa

  “Judgers, stop judging!”. “Wait, don’t leave!”. “Ignore that missing chunk of floor tile.” “Poor souls, they’ll never know.” We have fun muttering such comments Read More →

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Folk Music for Neurosurgeons

A long time ago, in neighbourhoods everywhere, kids went to school and freedom to have fun was part of the curriculum. I know this is Read More →


My Saturday Mission

  Saturday’s excite me in a geeky kind of way. Not Saturday nights. Saturdays. It’s been three years of empty nest status and that day Read More →


Thank you, Sciatica

I really mean it. No sarcasm here. If it weren’t for my painful, incessant, sometimes debilitating, treatment resistant, Sciatica condition, I would have completely missed Read More →


First, stay curious

  It’s what I remind myself as I experience and collect the stories in this second half of my life. But why stay curious? Why Read More →


Oh No, Status Quo!

Creating a blog has been a real struggle for me.  I’ve always enjoyed writing. I’ve always wanted to make it a more important part of Read More →