Happy Mother's Day The second Sunday in May always brings out a lot of love and admiration and gratitude for the most important women in our lives.
The whole reason he connects with me is that he helps validate my optimistic look at the world.
Everything on our trip went according to plan.....which was ....no plan at all. We basically had a few "appointment" tasks daily, like going to Starbucks for Venti daily roasts, but for the most part we lived hour by hour.
The world lost a gem this week. Vern Traill passed away at the age of 92 in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan. He lived a long and very colourful life and I'm sure had no regrets before he slipped away.
An Olympian Journey ahead and when does fine, mean fine?
My sister Rose is the crazy one now........she is the CFL's most engaged fan. Knows all the teams, all the players, all the coaches, all the game plans, all the stadiums, you name it, she's into it.
If you've gotten this far and are thinking, "DK, kind of a bummer this edition", you should know that it was not just Remembrance Day that got me thinking about all this.......
As a radio programmer, I go through periods of confidence and insecurity. This week, I had lots of the former and a bit of the latter.
The realization and change for me began in the mid 2000's when I discovered quite by accident that my blood pressure was dangerously high. Like 220/120 high.
We basically woke up early everyday, had coffee on the dock, ate breakfast, walked in Delta, or went into Westport, back to the dock for a fruity rum punch @noon, kayaked, jumped into the lake, listened to playlists on Spotify, had lunch, napped, played cards, had dinner and went to sleep.