SMITH VS. SMITH

John and I returned to Vancouver Island at the end of April. Since that time, we’ve been gardening, planning a kitchen, spring cleaning, volunteering, you know, the things you do when you return to your home after three months, like writing a book, novelette, short story, poem, haiku. Here it is. Regret sleepless restless nights…

And if She Doesn’t Kill you, she’s Going to cut off Your…

So much has happened this past week, like… and… a belated family gathering in Comox Valley for Mother’s Day and my dad’s birthday, where we played, “The Seventh Annual Roy Golf Classic” Keith, my brother-in-law: You’re up Shenley. My brother, Shenley: Oh no! Somehow I’ve ended up with Marina’s (Shenley’s wife) seven iron. She’s going to wonder where…

Happy

What three days of travelling from Yosemite, California to the border town of Blaine, Washington, USA, looks like. Shelley: What the? John, Look at that guy. Yeah. Yeah. You go, Mr. A Class. John: Yeah, Mr. A Class.  Why don’t you pass us on one of the steepest grades on Highway 5, Mr. A Class? Shelley: Whooooshhhhh! What was that,…

Who’s Your Mama?

I’m sure many of you already know that: “The BNP Paribas Open, held in Indian Wells Tennis Garden  from March 3 through March 16, 2014 is classified as an ATP World Tour Masters 1000 event on the 2014 ATP World Tour and a Premier Mandatory event on the 2014 WTA Tour.” Wikipedia. However, I’m not sure how many of you are aware that admission is free…

Big Hat, No Cattle

Waiting for the storm to arrive in Hemet, California on Wednesday evening… Recently John and I listened to  The Dave Ramsey Show. “Dave Ramsey is an American financial author, radio host, television personality, and motivational speaker. His show and writings strongly focus on encouraging people to get out of debt.” (Wikipedia) His program reminded me of a post I wrote in…