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The Brier Baby: A Father Strikes Gold

March and April of 2017 were busy months for Mark Nichols. Busy and productive. The longtime curler, a member of Team Gushue, was tied up with a couple of ‘little events’ known as the Canadian Men’s Brier and the World Men’s Curling Championship. 1,115 more words

Everyday Heroes

Everyday Hero Spotlight - Introduction 

When I started this blog I didn’t really know what I wanted it to be. Honestly, still don’t. As time has gone on, I have taken note of a few ideas of topics I’d like to address and creative risks/experiments along the way I’d like to try. 248 more words


My Wonder Women

As a child, my Wonder Woman didn’t wear a swimsuit. She didn’t have an invisible jet, Lasso of Truth or bracelets that deflected bullets.

My mom had collected about 10 or so comics during her youth. 522 more words

Odds And Ends

Life’s Simple Pleasures: Friendship and Song a Nightly Routine at U.S. Memorial Health Care Centre

I have always loved discovering and meeting every day heroes. My work in an Eastern Health long-term care facility has allowed me the opportunity to talk to people from all different corners of this province and to learn about their lives and stories. 740 more words



You are allowed to be tired.

You are allowed to be less than perfect.

You are allowed to cry.

You are allowed to breathe.

You are allowed to sing in the shower at the top of your lungs. 443 more words


Memorial – remembrance – holding one in high esteem for deeds accomplished – the fallen, the wounded, the broken – the men and women who lay their lives on the line, every day and night for the safety of others.  465 more words

You've Got to Have Friends: The Story of Alpha, A Dog Who is An Everyday Hero

A Virginia high school yearbook bears the photo of a dog among its student photos.   Alpha is an almost daily fixture at Stafford High School in Fredericksburg, VA,   He alerts his owner, AJ,  who has Type One  Diabetes when AJ’s blood sugar is too low.   33 more words