Growing up I always liked being self-sufficient and having my own money. In order to make the most of my time, I usually took on some risky manual labor jobs – work that my friends never wanted. Although I did not necessarily prefer this type of work, as the jobs were physically demanding, they paid very well. The jobs I
A couple months ago, I wrote about my experience playing hockey. That period of my life was extremely influential on me and I thought I could share what happened after. I left off my hockey story in choosing to go the U.S. Scholarship route. After returning from Sudbury, the Burlington Cougars were the team I ended up playing for. As
Growing up in the Greater Toronto area, playing hockey was a rite of passage; any Canadian that had any athletic ability and parents with reasonable disposable income was on the ice. As the younger of two boys, I was roped into my older brother’s sports antics (a parent’s logistical solution for minimizing travel and keeping more than one child entertained).
In 2013, there were about 152 million blogs floating around the Internet. I can only imagine the number has doubled (or tripled) since then. Today there will be one more added to that ever-growing number, as I am starting a blog. Welcome! Why am I taking the plunge into the blogosphere? Several reasons- I cannot individually talk to each of