Pesky Potholes

Welcome back to another blog. With Spring arriving this week, so did the massive potholes aka craters. They want to know what life on Mars is like, just take a drive on the roads to prepare for driving on Mars. When warmer temperatures arrive, the frost lifts, salt deteriorates asphalt, plow blades loosen patches on…

My Daily “Fitness Routine”

Its the weekend! Its an overcast, damp, foggy day here in the city. A good day to stay cozy inside. This morning I surprised myself and my mop and scrubbed the floors before 11am, go me. I’ll say that one more time because I couldn’t believe it either, I scrubbed my floors on a Saturday…

Listen Here Daylight Savings Time

We made it, you made it, I made it. We have survived Monday, cross that off the bucket list. Making it through Monday is on my to-do list every week. Its the first Monday back from March Break (I had 2 weeks off) AND its the first Monday back to work after Daylight Savings Time,…

Taking A Dab At Bingo

Hello everyone! Long time no blog! I’m back with a blog this evening thanks to my exciting evening at home with mom. I am still home as I have March Break this week, so mom and I have been spending lots of time together. Every Wednesday evening from 8pm till 9pm a local radio station…

Reminiscing, Remembering and Reflecting

I think those 3 words best describe how this past week has been. Almost all close family relatives were able to get home. We spent quality time together. We told stories about Nana K. We looked through photos and reminisced about past times. We had a lot of good laughs. We remembered the person we…

Holding On To The Memories

Its the phone you don’t want to answer. Its the news your heart doesn’t want to hear. Its devastating. Phone calls can bring so much joy and so much sorrow to ones life. There are no words to express how one feels after getting heart wrenching news about a loved ones passing. My dearest Nana K…

Ur-ine Deepwater

Need a laugh? Need to relax? Stop what you are doing and read this blog. I have got you covered. As we know, I am a germaphobe, many things make me say “ick” or scrunch my nose. Here is something I haven’t talked about. Lets dive into hotel pools. I think by the title of…

Watching Movies With Mom

Hello folks! Happy long weekend. I headed home for the weekend to see my family. My mom and I do a lot of things together, one thing we both enjoy is watching movies. Now, if any of you have witnessed my mother watching a movie or tv show, you’ll really understand this blog. I remember…

How To Have The Best Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s day, happy singles awareness day, happy Friday junior or happy half way through February, I am glad you are here reading my latest blog. Want to hear about my Valentine’s day? Too bad, you are going to hear it, my blog, my rules. My day started off when a loud noise coming from…

Giving A Shoutout

So how about that snow day tomorrow? Its looking like it will be pretty nasty. I have already faced the grocery store crowds and joined the unhealthy storm treats group. I proudly paid for my storm chips and regret nothing. I am not eating no bananas or apples on my day off. Also, maybe you…

A Trip To The Red Dirt Island

Hello again! I’m back with another blog and this time is about Prince Edward Island. I had a mini vacation there this summer. My wife lives on the island, so I was able to lay my head down there. I went to the island when school finished. Oreo and I packed our stuff and hit…

My Daily Struggle

Its finally Friday! It was also a ice/rain day, so no school. I did not sleep well last night so I was very thankful to be able to sleep in this morning. This is going to be a more serious blog, I think talking about what is going on in your life will help you…

More About Moncton

Hello everyone! Thanks for taking time from your evening and reading the latest blog! Maybe you have hit refresh too many times on Facebook or Instagram and can now recite every post you have scrolled past. Here is a post you haven’t seen yet! I am going to telling you more about Moncton! Its always…

Getting Set Up On Your Own

I am about to make your life a whole lot easier! The only thing you need to do is read this blog and retain the information. I feel experienced in the apartment scene. I have lived in 5 different types of apartments since late 2013. I wish I knew what I knew today when looking…

Cutting Out The Bread and Butter

Hello everyone, thanks for checking out my blog! I hope everyone is staying warm in this cold weather. Tomorrow is groundhog day, not that I base Spring’s arrival on a rodent seeing its shadow or not. I wouldn’t even come out of my burrow if I was the groundhog, too damn cold. Quick update on…

A New Accessory

It’s hump day! We are almost to Friday! As you can tell, I really like Fridays. So my Wednesday did not go as planned. I kissed the ground with my butt and wrist walking to work. It was a jolly good time. I think my self esteem was hurt worse at the moment more then…

Grand Manan Island: Part Two

I am back again to finish up this blog about our trip to Grand Manan Island. I would highly suggest checking out the first blog about Grand Manan Island. Click on the link to flip back to it! Grand Manan Island: Part One This blog will be talking about what we did for day 3 and…

Green Doesn’t Always Mean Safe

Hello! Happy taco Tuesday and a double snow/ice day for me! Roads were treacherous around the city today. It is also frigid, with a wind chill of -24C. I am very excited about this blog, its going to be a series because its a HUGE topic. I stumbled across it during Christmas break and cannot…

Not Recognizing Myself Anymore

Good late Friday evening to anyone reading this. It’s close to midnight in my neck of the words. Maybe you and I are in the same boat and can’t sleep. Keep paddling because you and I are going in the same direction. From the title of this blog, I hope you gather that this blog…

Roasting My Grade 9 Self

Thank you for everyone who read my previous blog about the disrespect I witnessed at Walmart. If you haven’t checked that out, check it out here Shame On You. We need to stop this behavior of ignorant people. Share my blog with anyone! Get the word out. Onto this blog! If you have social media like…

Shame On You

Happy Saturday! Feels so nice to sleep in without an alarm going off, I just had Oreo rattling her metal food dish. She doesn’t enjoy when I sleep in past 6am. So far I have went out and purchased some groceries. I am about to turn into Martha Stewart and whip up brown bread and…

The Reality Of Living Alone

Its thirsty Thursday or Friday junior, you can choose. Hope your week is going alright, we will get through this together. I worked in middle school, its like this, going on a skiing trip and not bringing gear. You like skiing (my job), but you know its going to be rough ride (my day) but…

Grand Manan Island: Part One

So how about that snow day tomorrow? Does it look promising? Here’s what doesn’t look promising, the rain right after. We shall see what the morning brings. I wont cry if there is a snow day, but I might if there is work. Things are getting back to normal in my life, work has started,…

Alzheimer’s Is The Disease The Kills Two People

Factoid of the day: there are nearly 44 million people in the world that have Alzheimer’s or memory related diseases. We can all think of someone who is in our lives that has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Over the holidays I read a book called “The Memory Artists” by Canadian author Jeffrey Moore. Its thrifted…

Netflix and Scroll

Happy Friday folks! I had to look at my phone to know it’s Friday because…holidays probs. Let’s pause for a moment and talk about Bird Box. I watched it and didn’t do the bird box challenge, so what part of the movie did I miss that mentioned do this in real life? Open your eyes…

I Cut The Cheese

Happy whatever day of the week it is! Also happy 2019. Thanks for all the updates on what you did in 2018 from Instagram. Instead of Keeping Up With The Kardashian’s, it’s keeping up with the ‘gram’s (short for Instagram). As for 2019, I’m going to try and blog every other day. I was trying…

A Glance At 2018

Well folks it’s the last day of 2018! Another year down and the start of a new one. Take the day tomorrow to practice writing 2019 instead of 2018. That is your first New Years goal, write the date correctly before June, unlike other years. It’s two thousand and eigh-nineteen. Sounds about right? This blog…

Flashback To My Childhood

Come see what I got for Christmas! This evening mom had her late Christmas dinner. Turkey dinner with all the fixings. Both brothers were there. It was a nice evening. We also opened a few leftover presents. One of the presents I received from mom was a LITE BRITE! I had talked about wanting a…

Seeing Johnny Reid In Concert With Mom

It’s another story time! Feet up, hot tea and battery charged. Let’s get this show on the road. So mother and I are not big concert go-ers. We both love music but have never had concert fever. The very first concert we went to was when Canadian Idol was around. It was in 2006, so…

What Day Is It Again?

I think I have asked myself this question a million times since Friday. I still till this moment could not tell you what day it was without my phone telling me. Holidays have a way of messing people up. Take working Monday through Friday on a fairly regular schedule. I know what day I put…

It Started With A Bang…

Happy Boxing Day everyone. I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas yesterday. Yesterday we enjoyed Christmas dinner in Nova Scotia. Mom and I went down on Friday after work. We got to see the little one open presents. She is very entertaining. In the evening my brother cooked a delicious supper. My brothers in…

Where Are You Santa?

Merry Christmas Eve, everyone! It’s hard to believe that Christmas Eve is here, it has creeped up on us. I hope everyone is ready for the big guy to deliver presents tonight. A Christmas tradition I did for many years was go onto https://www.noradsanta.org and see where Santa was delivering gifts all across the world….

My Thoughts At Ikea

If you ever find yourself sitting in your car and it takes you to Ikea, congratulations! Your car was secretly reading your mind. I have been to Ikea a handful of times and every time is wonderful. The latest time was today (December 23rd) and it actually was pretty calm. Buckle up, pack the wallet,…

The Last Day Before Christmas Break

We have all heard of the 12 days of Christmas, but we haven’t heard this version of the song. The last week and especially the day last before the holidays is nuts. Students are excited, anxious and ready for Christmas to happen now. School staff are also really ready for Christmas break. We struggle to…

Potlucks and envelopes equal “pot-lick”

Christmas season is an excellent time for potlucks. Family get togethers, pot luck time. Staff party, pot luck time. Not sure what to have, invite people over and have a pot luck. POTLUCKS! They are easy and simple and usually involve delicious food, unless you bite into what you thought was chocolate cookies and they…

Hire Me As Your Babysitter

Like most young people, I used to babysit. I never looked after actual babies, it was more of friendsitting. I started babysitting when I was in late middle school. I looked after my moms coworkers kids, Emily and Cole. I would consider myself a responsible person, even when I was younger, I was still responsible…

Answering The Tough Questions

How was your Monday? Mine started at 5:55am as I was waking up and hearing Scotty and Tony (radio hosts for new country 96.9) say “anglophone east school district has a snow day”. I hit the snooze on my alarm and rolled back over. It was an excellent way to start a Monday. It’s currently…

Canadians In The Winter

Another weekend has come and gone. Today was actually a nice winter day. It was -2C which was quite the change from the last week. I live in the Maritimes and we experience winter from November (sometimes late October) till April. We currently have lots of snow on the ground. I think this blog is…

An All Around Good Feeling

Happy weekend to everyone! Hopefully you are all staying safe out there in The Hunger Games: Shopping Edition. I was out in the rush to finish my shopping but now I am DONE! That’s a record for me, as I am usually shopping on the the 24th. The first of December I started a challenge….

A Case Of The Broken Left Hand

Every single person that owns or drives a vehicle needs to read this. There has been a new study done by myself that motorists have broken left hands. Yes, your left hand. Now raise your left hand and check to see if it’s working. Make sure it’s your left and not your right. If you…

Life’s About Letting Go

Title of this blog may be vague but it generalizes the sacrifices you make in life to make it better. There is going to be a point in your life where you will have to “let go” of memories, people, items, hobbies, feelings, luxuries in order to enhance your life. Think of it as negative…

Baking Christmas Treats Without Dairy

Love Christmas treats but can’t eat dairy? Join the train. This is my 3rd year without dairy and I find Christmas is a hard time to find yummy treats without dairy. Yes, I know there is vegetables, but do I look like one of Santa’s reindeer? I want to sink my teeth into something sweet,…

Let’s Get Fizzy

Taking a blog break from BLOGMAS to talk about bath bombs! I have a new found love for bath bombs. I was the type of person before bath bombs to using just bubble bath and sit in the water for 5 minutes and get out. Now I am snapping pictures of the bath bomb, taking…

How To Survive The Jolliest Time Of The Year

Its another BLOGMAS! Did you ever really think about a Christmas card? Think about the saying /versus on/in the card. It usually has something to do with wishing you a happy time during the holidays but doesn’t tell you how to be happy during the holiday season. Christmas season is supposed to be the jolliest…

Is It Steak Or A Christmas Present?

BLOGMAS Day 3 is here and it’s all wrapped up in this short blog! You have probably never asked yourself this question, unless you grew up in the household I did. Let’s get some background information laid out first. My father is a butcher. You wrap meat in butcher paper. Sometimes you bring home work…

Told By A Rabbit

This blog is going to be a little different, it’s a blog told by my rabbit. How she sees everyday things. 5:45am: I can hear mom rolling around in her bed. Why isn’t she getting up and letting me out? I am WIDE awake. Het eyeballs are probably glued to her phone *eyeroll*. I’ll start…

Ho, Ho, Ho or No, No, No

It is that time of year again when children go sit on Santa’s lap and tell him what they want for Christmas. For many children this is a good experience. I did not find going to see Santa as “fun”. I matched Santa’s suit from crying so much. I don’t know exactly why I didn’t…

Delicious Dairy Free Cheesecake

Yesterday I went to Halifax with my wife and “roommate”. We went down to shop and eat. I researched a dairy free bakery in the area to see if I could get a yummy treat. I found a bakery called Sweet Hereafter. It’s located near the downtown area on Quinpool. The outside of the bakery…

The Science Of Humour

Did you know that children laugh on average 300 times a day and adults only laugh 17 times a day?! Everybody has a new job, start laughing more. Many researchers have been unsuccessful in defining the word “humour”, that is because it’s a multi- dimensional concept. Humour tickles our cognitive, emotional, physiological and social aspects…

Frugal Friday

Happiest day of the week to everyone. Another work week survived and nobody got hurt! This blog is all about being FRUGAL, because we have not discovered how to grow money on trees…yet! TIP #1: Meal Planning! The best way to keep money in your pocket is to meal plan. That means BEFORE you go…

Sharing A Laugh With Mom

Happy Caturday! Here’s the latest picture of Fluffy. He has a hard life, as you can tell. Yesterday was my dear momma bears birthday. We had a low key birthday, as she always says “I don’t want anything big” or “don’t get my anything”. It’s her key statement for any occasion. I’m sure some of…