Nostalgia and Wanderlust, Oh My!

Have you ever had a real case of nostalgia and wanderlust and you put them together and you run around like a chicken with your head cut off trying to find the possessions you have that remind you of that event? Months and months ago, I went on the hunt for a video, taken of me, skydiving in Namibia in 2006. Pre-kids and marriage, pre-responsibility, prior to having to have a care in the world, when I travelled in places that had rogue scorpions in the outdoor washrooms. When I…

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Putting Our Kids at Risk

When I think back on my childhood I remember spending our days up at our cabin in the wilderness of British Columbia. My parents were building, and my sister and I were left to free range.  I recall being given a box of matches to practice starting a fire and a tin boat to explore the inlet.  I don’t know how old I was, but probably not old enough by today’s standards to play with matches or watercraft. But I learned some amazing things doing this. I learned not to touch…

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