Category Archives: Family

Teen boys, porn and Internet , parents beware

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/porn-is-wreaking-havoc-on-teen-boys-views-of-sex-and-relationships/article29629647/?click=sf_globefb   (Istockphoto) I’ve been saying for some time that our boys and young men are in trouble in spite of our current trend to assist or compensate our young females. Want a better life for our girls? Help our lost … Continue reading

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Teach technology to children not just limit

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/canada/british-columbia/parents-should-teach-their-kids-how-to-use-the-internet-tech-researcher-1.3474796    “Parents Should Teach Their Kids How to Use the Internet: Tech Researcher – British Columbia – CBC News.” CBCnews. CBC/Radio Canada, 03 Mar. 2016. Web. 03 Mar. 2016 Alexandra Samuel, who will be giving a talk in Vancouver … Continue reading

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October baseball memories 

When I was a kid ( million years ago) I was a ball player. I practiced for hours. During my ‘spring training’, I threw balls against our garage with snow in the ground. My old coach Hank Tostenson used to … Continue reading

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Optimism in the face of a world gone mad. Thank you, M. Enright, CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/thesundayedition/mobile/touch/essays/2014/09/07/-what-is-it-about/ I rarely breach the literary custom of quoting writing in entirety it’s presumptuous, rude and often illegal. I relent here today because a journalist of iconic Canadian statute reflects on a personal life moment all of us should be … Continue reading

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fearlessness and open-hearted vision… -Lennon

There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to … Continue reading

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Play pen? Dogs-go figure…

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June? Rain, flooding, but flowers and green!

Everything is so green and wet- someone tell God the Okanagan it’s a desert and it’s summer. Huh? Although the flowers sure love it, many people getting flooded. Nancy and I put barrels out on dock today in case a … Continue reading

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