On your Mark, Get Set, DATE!!!

On your Mark, Get Set, DATE!!!

I distinctly remember running my first marathon in Victoria 10 years ago during the Thanksgiving long weekend. In fact, the date was 10/10/10. Even though I trained well, I had butterflies and nerves approaching the start line. My longest training run had been 35...
North, South, East, or West?

North, South, East, or West?

For people who have to frequently drive the Coquihalla Highway in the winter, they no doubt check the drivebc.com website for road conditions before they head out. They may find some closures or vehicle incidents and need to consider taking the Fraser Canyon route....
Who are you talking to?  You might be surprised

Who are you talking to? You might be surprised

If you are anything like me, you would like to trust most people and see the best in them.It’s good to be a glass half-full kind of person, rather than a glass half-empty pessimist. Seeing the good in people instead of focusing on the negative is a great trait...
F-words.  Finances, Fitness, and Funerals

F-words. Finances, Fitness, and Funerals

Welcome to my first dating column of 2020. Many people at this time of the year have the best intentions of keeping our resolutions and striving for making ourselves better. Unfortunately for many, after the first month, we fall back into our old habits and routines....
May you always hear the bell.

May you always hear the bell.

I can’t believe it’s time for another Christmas edition of my dating column. Each year, I try to focus on the real meaning of Christmas. I once wrote about Ebenezer Scrooge, who, after being made aware of his jaded attitude, was able to find true joy and...
I would like a Pony for Christmas!

I would like a Pony for Christmas!

I imagine Santa must get some unrealistic requests from kids leading up to Christmas Day.If a small child hops up on his lap and asks for a pony, I am sure Saint Nick can explain it’s pretty hard to get that animal down the chimney. It must be tough for the...