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Do Certain Songs Ever Bring You Back to a Moment in Your Life?
17 May 2024

Do Certain Songs Ever Bring You Back to a Moment in Your Life?

There’s a peculiar power in music that transcends mere soundwaves — it possesses the remarkable ability to transport us through time and space, immersing us in the memories and emotions of yesteryears. How often have you found yourself lost in reverie, swept away by the opening notes of a familiar tune, only to suddenly find yourself reliving a moment from your past with vivid clarity?...

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A Visit With Santa
20 Dec 2013

A Visit With Santa

The girls have been fairly good this year. There have been a few hiccups, but they are young, and make mistakes. One of the highlights for them, is taking them to see Santa each year, and getting their photo taken after they have told him what is on their Christmas wish list. Wendy and I met very close to Christmas (in 1999), so it is...

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Reflections on Parental Leave
09 Dec 2013

Reflections on Parental Leave

A guest post by Ammar Khan Paid parental leave for men – it’s a concept that blows some people away. Daddy gets to stay home with the baby for months while the job waits for him to return. It is a blessed concept that we are lucky to have here in Canada: After an initial 17 week Maternity leave, 35 weeks of paid parental benefits are...

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Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center
09 Nov 2013

Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center

On the agenda for our first day at Disney World was Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center. It was an early rise, with a quick breakfast. The runDisney folks set up a really nice hospitality suite in one of the other buildings for all the run participants and their families. This was great as it allowed us to have breakfast on the resort, without the large...

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A Day of Shopping before heading to Disney World
08 Nov 2013

A Day of Shopping before heading to Disney World

We woke up around 7am… which may seem kinda early after a 24 hour drive. The girls did not want to waste a lot of time sleeping… they were excited to get their day started. After a great breakfast, we checked out of the Fairfield Inn & Suites, and headed to Premium Outlets in Orlando. We stopped in at the Disney Character Warehouse. There were...

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