Category: Life lessons

Labrador Running: Birch Island

In early November 2017, I found myself faced with an unexpected stay in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador for a couple of days due to the Goose Bay Airport runway closure. Rather than get all worked up about this extra stay

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Nanaimo Bars: the story & recipe

Who does not like Nanaimo Bars? Named after the Vancouver Island city of Nanaimo and they are world famous! They were even served at the Trudeau-Obama state dinner earlier this year. Let me tell you more about them, especially those

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22 Day 22 Push-up Challenge

Well, I did it… I completed 22 push-ups every day for 22 days for PTSD Awareness. This was a challenge where you video yourself (or have someone video you) doing this exercise and post it on your social media platform(s)

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Runner Interview – Valerie Gonzales

You have to admire a runner who wins every race in the 2016 Vancouver Island Race Series that she entered! I’ve been impressed with Valerie each time I saw her at a series race and up on the podium at

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Runner Interview – Edith Price

Being active is in my opinion the key to longevity and good health. A New Brunswicker has taken the Vancouver Island Race Series by storm. Edith Price recently moved to Victoria to be closer to her daughter and to enjoy

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