August 22, 2023
5 Facts You Should Know About Stress
Stress! We all experience it. Even reading the word increases stress. When you feel it, your adrenal glands go to work to produce stress hormones that prepare your body for emergency action – fight or flight – like running from...
August 8, 2023
Is your lifestyle in retirement a buzzer beater?
In July I took my youngest daughter, Emmy, to her first Rider game. It was a fun experience. From the pre-game festivities, the warmup, the team’s big entrance and two punt return touchdowns by the Riders, Emmy came away with...
June 27, 2023
Wisdom from a great man
My father-in-law, Reg Larson, passed away on April 28, 2023, at the young age of 71 years, having battled pancreatic cancer for just over 14 months. We are really going to miss him. He was a great man – a...
May 9, 2023
Once upon a time…
Stories impart wisdom. And many stories get passed on. Will yours? What does the story of Cinderella impart to listeners? Fight for you dreams… and do so with kindness and hard work. Those are ideals we all want for our...
April 25, 2023
Lose your inheritance with the flip of a coin
My wife, Keri, and I are coming up to our 28th wedding anniversary. Recently we were back at the church in Regina where we were married, and it was fun looking back and remembering that special day, June 10, 1995....
March 28, 2023
Does money grow on trees?
Does money grow on trees? No, obviously not. Or is it so obvious? There is at least one tree that offers wisdom, transfers values, and even provides a little money from one limb to the next – all in the...
March 14, 2023
You may be an involuntary philanthropist
Like many Canadians, my wife, Keri, and I have been actively volunteering our time with the organizations we care about for many years. Along the way, we have intentionally included our three daughters. For example, when the girls were young,...
February 28, 2023
Who Pays the Most Tax?
We've had a lot of cold weather in Saskatoon this winter, AND a lot of snow. I really enjoy winter sports, but when the temperature sits at −30 for a few days, what I really want to do is escape...
February 14, 2023
I Wrote a Book About You!
A gratitude journal with a twist. A wise mentor suggested something that would be both a challenging and an enriching experience for me. To write a daily journal for one year about all the reasons I love my wife, and...
January 24, 2023
When the cheques stop…
Our family spent some amazing time together this past Christmas at my parents’ home at Memorial Lake, about 140 km north of Saskatoon. My eldest daughter, Ella (far right in the photo), was back from her first term at the...