"Paying it forward" is a concept that has made some news in the last couple of years. What happens is someone will pay for your items, usually anonymously, and the hope is that you will "pay it forward" to someone else, although it is not necessary that you do.
By now I am sure many have heard of the bombings at the Boston Marathon. Our lives, whether directly affected or not, are in a world where tragedies and atrocities happen, and our lives, whether we like it or not, are affected by it. And in times like this I wonder, if this could happen there, could this not happen anywhere?
Last week I had an interesting thought as I was sitting in the dentist chair getting a cleaning.
I recently found out about a city just south of Naples, Italy called Pozzuoli. Pozzuoli is famous for its beautiful bay, but also for something else. It is the most earthquake-prone place in the world.
"Say thank you!" was a phrase I often heard from my parents growing up, as if I could ever forget with their constant reminders.
My mind and heart has been heavy since learning about the recent shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, and there is much I could discuss, but that would take up more space than I have.
This past Wednesday was the 12th annual Light of Remembrance Service sponsored by the Ladner/ Tsawwassen Ministerial and Delta Funeral Home. For those of you not able to attend, it is a time that we come together as a community and an individual to honor the loss of a loved one.
Halloween, the day we pretend to be something we are not.
Since as far back as history goes, communication has always been a key factor in any relationship.
It is that time of year again, time for shopping for pens, pencils, rulers, backpacks and lunchboxes. It's that time of year we line our kids up and take a new school year photo.
Tim Shears doesn't have to break a sweat when aboard his radio-controlled, all-terrain skateboard, which he was navigating through Boundary Bay Regional Park recently. He purchased the board on eBay.
"What would the world be like without Captain Hook?" This quote from the 1991 movie Hook has always fascinated me.
Ahhh, summer is finally here! The sun is shining bright, the weather is warm, and the air smells of barbecue and summer vacations.
Hope is a very powerful gift that we, as human beings, have been given.
Mother's Day was this past Sunday, and although I prefer to write on events ahead rather than behind, this particular Mother's Day made me stop and think.