Strange times at the Clan: Toy Madness and my Son’s allergy to Owls.

Hello folks and welcome back to the strangest things you’d never thought you'd read. Due to an abundant amount of memorable conversations that took place in my home this week, I was left with a dilemma- I had to choose from a half dozen stories and pick two for today's blog. Not an easy task! … Continue reading Strange times at the Clan: Toy Madness and my Son’s allergy to Owls.

Short and Sweet -“Dad, when you were a baby… I held you.”

Yes, you read that right. When I was a baby, my eldest daughter Railene held me in her arms. She is four. She asked me to tell her a story, however, due to her constant interjections into my own tale, I kindly asked her to tell me one. Well that's how her story started off, … Continue reading Short and Sweet -“Dad, when you were a baby… I held you.”

Bits and Pieces- My Kids Say The Darnedest Things

First, that ^ is not my child. Second, none of my children look like Apes (although sometimes they sound very similar). I figured a laughing animal would kick of this blog, since laughter is the direction we will be going today. But first, I want to say... I hope you are all doing well during … Continue reading Bits and Pieces- My Kids Say The Darnedest Things

Epic Snow Fight, Chess Moves and Interesting Inventions: A Tribute To My Late Uncle

Where has time gone? It seems like only yesterday I was a teenager visiting my Aunt Pauline and Uncle Don in Corner Brook. I remember exploring their backyard, going to different places throughout town with my Uncle Don or “Uncle Bond” as I affectionately called him. Now it’s been one year since his passing on … Continue reading Epic Snow Fight, Chess Moves and Interesting Inventions: A Tribute To My Late Uncle

Dollhouse Stories and an Unexpected Gift

“Oh no! She’s falling! Catch her!” Railene screams, as Elsa plummets towards the floor. With lightening reflexes, Captain America leaps from the second floor bathroom and catches her in the nick of time! “Hooray for Captain America!!” The star spangled hero saves the day yet again! So begins another Dollhouse Adventure in Railene's bedroom. A … Continue reading Dollhouse Stories and an Unexpected Gift

The Four Kindred: The Leader, The Protector, Mother Hen and The Opportunist- Part 4

The Opportunist- Isaac son of Christian “Isaac’s log, 3.1: Day 7 of Isolation. I have’t been outside these walls for days. I can’t remember the last time I had a timbit. Mmm timbits. Something has changed in the home here lately. No van rides. No trips to stores. I think somethings up, hopefully it’s not … Continue reading The Four Kindred: The Leader, The Protector, Mother Hen and The Opportunist- Part 4

Sliding, Concussions and Devil’s Hill

This is Day 3 of self-isolation. Why are we self-isolating? Well it’s Dr’s orders, due to the fact that Melissa has a nasty viral infection and I am now sick myself. Combine on top of that a mild concussion I received while sliding with my children... by’s we are some hard up bunch. It all … Continue reading Sliding, Concussions and Devil’s Hill