Vegas Golden Knights Mock Draft

This website is anything but a sports site.  I rarely speak about my love of hockey, or my beloved Calgary Flames.  However, with tonight’s expansion draft, there is a rare opportunity for some fun.  Trying to decipher Las Vegas’s plan going into tonight has been one of the biggest debates in hockey for months.  With…

The Hazards of Scrabble

Is Scrabble truly safe for our children?  Is Scrabble safe for adult consumption?  The crossword board game that allows 2 to 4 users at one time has been around since 1938.  Requiring keen senses in vocabulary, spelling, anagramming, and strategy, the word game is praised for its educational and entertainment properties.  Often used as a…

Father’s Day Mise en Place (June 12 to 18, ‘017)

Happy Father’s Day to, well… to me.  More importantly, to my amazing father, who does too much for everyone else.  And all the fathers, grandpas, uncles, and dudes in a fatherly role.  The kids are off having some quality time with Grandpa right now, so let’s get moving on this Sunday’s Mise en Place.  The…

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller

Oh, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns.  Easily one of the greatest comic books ever written.  I originally read this book back in the 90’s during my high school days.  The then 20+ year-old book, now 30+, is an essential read for any comic book enthusiast.  I recall the shift in me brought on by this…

Five Kids Books for Fathers Day

The big day is around the corner, father’s day.  Today I visited Alex’s daycare for a special concert.  It was adorable.  I shared a cute clip on my Twitter, check it out.  Anyways, in anticipation for the weekend I though I would reshare some of my favourite books that are perfect for sharing on fathers day….

Sunday Mise en Place (June 5 to 11, ‘017)

Welcome to another round of the Sunday Mise en Place.  The weekly series is where I get to pour it all out, from what is happening in my world to my blog.  Anyways, this is going to be a quickie today so let’s get right into what is going on… What’s Going On- I had…

Famous Canadian Duels (Part One)

News came out earlier on some of the legislations choices on modernizing Canada’s justice system.  In an attempt to weed out some of Canada’s dated laws, some proposed repeals were made.  Meaning, they are taking out some laws that date back to over a century ago.  First, I am very excited that it will be…

National Accordion Awareness Month #NAAM

Usually I do not like to get too serious on my blog, however, June is a very important month.  I am not talking about LGBTQIA Pride Month- though much respect.  This year, for June, I have decided to support another valuable cause.  Therefore, I will be celebrating National Accordion Awareness Month.  Today I would love…

Sunday Mise en Place (May 29 to June 4, ‘017)

Happy Sunday, and a happy June. Welcome back to the Sunday Mise en Place, a weekly series on the G.O.B. where I get the opportunity to share what is going on in my world.  Another important element of the SMeP, is to snapshot the past weeks blog posts, and give a few hints as to…

Spring Cleaning Book Tag

Geez, it’s been a while since I’ve done a tag.  Especially a book tag.  I would love to thank Zezee with Books, for tagging me, and generally being an awesome support, reader, and friend.  Make certain to check out her amazing site- it’s one of my personal favourite book blogs.  Also, this tag was created by…

June in Pop Culture History

Observances, and Celebrations: National Smile Month National Accordion Awareness Month LGBTQIA Pride Month African-American Music Appreciation Month National Adopt a Cat Month ALS Awareness Month Bike to Work Week Children’s Day (June 1) Doughnut Day (June 2) Armed Forces Day (June 4) Global Running Day (June 7) Loving Day (June 12) Autistic Pride Day (June…