Six Months Ago Today, My Mother Died…

The last time I saw my mother was December 14th 2013, the day before her birthday. She was crying as we parted at Calgary Airport. As I watched her go through the gated area and head to the line for security, her head suddenly popped back behind the security agent so she could wave to…

The Road To 5K: The End Of Week Two

And so I come to the end of week 2 and get my nifty new app skin to not even pay attention to other that when I press ‘Start Workout’ and bitch about why my Spotify isn’t working.  Spending two weeks jogging around my neighbourhood has made me realize that a lot of people use…

How I Met The Canadian One

People always ask me ‘How did you and The Canadian One meet?’, ‘Why is your blog called The Ketchup War?’ and ‘Why is the printer beeping? Can you come fix it?” To answer that last question first, I have no idea. I’ll turn it off and turn it on and if that doesn’t work, I’ll…