Dear Mooki; A year ago today we gathered around you and snuffled your fur and stroked your velvet soft ears as we eased you into comfort and you died, as peacefully as I could make[…]
Some thoughts I’m having these days about some stuff.
I’ve had better days, clearly.
The annual post in which I look back on my year, and set my goals for 2016.
I don’t often post weight related things because it’s really not on the top of my mind most of time. But I’ve got a bee in my bonnet about something so here we go. This[…]
The bigger picture backstory to some of my social media shares lately.
Rest in peace, Mooki: 1999 – 2015.
It’s important to keep memories alive. Three things I do to try and keep my dad’s memory alive for Kale.
Thinking about a place we’ll be at very soon – without Mooki.
Why I don’t care if me taking selfies bugs you.
Looking back on 2014, and setting goals for 2015. My Annual Year in Review post.
Why I am involved so heavily in my community, and four pieces of advice if you’re interested in getting involved where you live.
My annual year in review for 2013. TL; DR: What an awesome year.
Nine years ago, while I was working an office job and would spend my mandatory lunch hours at the mall to kill time, I made a New Year’s Resolution. It went like this: I will[…]
When you’re broken into, everything changes. More than you realize.
I regularly sing the praises of local businesses that meet and exceed my expectations, and I generally try and avoid naming names if the service I receive is less than stellar. I often tweet about[…]
I wrote a four part series about working from home in October 2010. You can read the whole series here: Part 1: The Backgrounder, Part 2: My Reasons, Part 3: The Reality and Part 4:[…]
Today the Vancouver Playhouse announced it was closing down after Saturday’s show because they simply couldn’t afford to keep running. I’ve been hearing numbers of close to one million dollars in debt. I think[…]
Ross, Kale and I recently returned home from an 8 day trip to Maui. It was a really great family vacation. I’ve been asked to recap the trip, so this is a pretty lengthy blog[…]
As so many of my blog posts are prompted these days, I was chatting with a few people on Twitter the other day about our (ridiculously) robust tea stashes. Amber decided to up the ante[…]
If you read my year in review and resolutions post, you’d see that I made the resolution to put some fitness into my life, and get off my arse. I bought a used Wii from[…]
I’ve been doing these for a number of years. Since The Arbolog got started, I’ve been writing them consistently. Here’s my half hearted 2008 post, Ross’ 2008, and my 2009 and 2010. Resolutions So here we are at the[…]
A perfect holiday topic, eh? I was thinking about bathrooms today, as I read this post about a bad situation on a Qantas flight. The short version is that British comedian Alan Davies was on[…]
Back in May, I signed us up for Mint.com, which is an incredibly valuable website where you can track your spending, set budgets, and get a better handle on your own personal finances. If you[…]