As we approach Thanksgiving weekend in Canada, and with the pandemic still with us, I am reminded of something that happened a few years ago and how I met my wife’s extended family. She still jokes that this was my litmus test to see if she was going to keep me around. There is the usual tradition – turkey dinner, stuffing, and the works – that I love. But, one I was… Read More

Yeah, I know. I cannot believe the title of this post is “Christmas Shopping in September” either, and I am writing it. Sadly, this is very true and it was an eye-opener for me. This is the absolute earliest I have ever purchased a Christmas gift. I have had an idea of what to get my wife for Christmas for a while now. I was hoping to wait until closer to November… Read More