Destination: Sweden and Norway

I had what many would call an idyllic childhood growing up on the family farm in southern Manitoba. Acres and acres to roam free and play. Aunts, uncles, cousins and good friends down the road. We knew everyone. And we trusted everyone. And that's the way it should be. If I ever have kids, I... Continue Reading →

Celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week

After high school I spent a year doing voluntary service in South Bend, Indiana. And while I entered the year with apprehension, it turned out to be one of the best years of my life. During that time I volunteered at three part-time jobs doing mainly administrative work for various not-for-profit agencies. I lived in... Continue Reading →

Birthday reflections

As I creep towards the big 30, I find myself reflecting on the past 28 years of my life. One of my favorite country singers is Martina McBride because of her powerful voice and touching songs. One of those songs is called Blessed. Here are a few lines of the song. I have been blessed And... Continue Reading →

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