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Take the step, put your faith in God

Some weeks ago, I was flying back to Calgary when I came across the last part of that movie, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. As Indiana Jones comes upon the last trial, he pulls up short, only to realize he is at the edge of a deep cavern.

We grow older, but we don't have to grow up

Remember back when you were a teenager and you thought 25 was old? And then you got to 25 and it wasn’t so bad after all.

Travel is one of the best educators

Bless her soul, my mother used to go on and on about travel being the best education when I was young. I’m sure she would have kept up with this lesson for the rest of my life had the angels not had other plans for her when I was 16.

The month of August is still searching for its true identity

Call August a transition month. It’s like the calm before and after the storm and, in this case, both in and outside the office.

What's in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet

Better half, little Mrs., ball and chain, old lady. Call me what you want, I’m married, hitched, the knot is tied and I took the plunge.

I love summer, all two glorious weeks of it

Ah, summer in the Calgary region. Residents can expect sunny skies and warm temperatures soaring to the mid-20s for about two weeks.

Faith Matters: What to do when your buttons get pushed

Do you have a word to describe someone who really pushes your buttons? How would you describe that person you have a hard time dealing with? Maybe you’d describe your mother-in - law as a nag, maybe an uncle you see as a bum.

If you love what you do, you don't work a day in your life

The past month has been what the rodeo circuit calls ‘Cowboy Christmas’, but this year, with the amount of cool events to cover, I figured it was more like Covy Christmas. It all began at the end of June with the Airdrie Pro Rodeo.

If you love what you do, you don't work a day in your life

The past month has been what the rodeo circuit calls ‘Cowboy Christmas’, but this year, with the amount of cool events to cover, I figured it was more like Covy Christmas. It all began at the end of June with the Airdrie Pro Rodeo.
My name is Trevor, but you can call me Turbo

My name is Trevor, but you can call me Turbo

When my e-mail inbox refreshed itself on July 8, my publisher let me know the Snowbirds - Canada's premier aerobatic flying group - had media availability July 15 and, if I was interested, I should reply immediately. I did with no time to waste.
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