Archive for March, 2010
A few weeks ago, I picked up a couple of Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) Magazines from the local organic store. When Kyle read them, he asked us why we were not vegetarians…
Now that the kids have an allowance, that means that they have spending money. A month ago I wrote about how to divide up the kids allowance. Dividing it up into “Play”, “Giving”, “Education”, “Long term savings for spending” and “Financial Freedom”. With their “play” money, they can go to the store and buy whatever [...]
Last week I saw a poster advertising the “half marathon police run” here in Winnipeg. It had a 2 man relay. I thought, relay, I can do it, it is only 9km. I can train for that in 2 months. So when I made that decision, I went on line to get more information, a [...]
Now that the kids are getting an allowance, they decide to buy things with their “play” money. Much to my displeasure they usually purchase toys (that they do not need)! One day when Kyle and I were out cross country-sking, I asked them if they wanted to buy some second hand cross country skis so [...]
David Weatherford is a writer and I received a poem that he wrote, Slow Dance. It is a reminder for us to slow down and smell the roses. I am sharing it with you as we learn to enjoy our lives and refrain from being “busy” doing “busy thing”.
Tonight I was chatting with a friend who lives in Ottawa whom I have not spoken to in a while. We were updating each other about our kids and stuff. All our kids all are learning piano and she mentioned that her kids are wanting to learn another instrument. Then I told her Matthew said [...]
Last night I sat in front of the Television for 2 solid hours and watched the final episode of “The Bachelor”. Of course I had to stop to put the kids to bed during commercials breaks. I do not watch much TV but my girlfriend got me hook on the series when we hung out [...]