It has been two years since I launched my corporate and personal legacy writing business in Calgary. These two years have been filled with successes, mistakes and a lot of learning. But my business has taken root and is managing to grow little by little. Each day, month and year adds up — and each story I help write and … Read More
A “gotchi” is what I call a magpie. I hadn’t seen one before I went to South Korea a long time ago. Once there, I noticed tons of these black and white birds. Sometimes their feathers are so black they turn iridescent green in the sun. “What is that bird called?” I asked a Korean friend. “That’s a gotchi.” This … Read More
To be posted during World War II at Cape Spear, Newfoundland wouldn’t have been a cushy job. It was cold, cold, cold with bone-chilling strong winds. It was lonely work searching for German U-Boats amongst the whales and icebergs. Click here for some stories from soldiers stationed to coastal radar units around Canada during World War II.
When the snow starts flying in fall, it’s the most beautiful. The light outside turns silver. Not that thin autumn sunshine or grey-tinged gloominess. The air surrounding Calgary turns moist for a few hours and chases the dryness away. Everything becomes quiet. People scurry inside to get away from the snowflakes falling from the sky. Pets aren’t walked. Vehicles are … Read More