July 21, 2017

A very inaccurate history of Catholic, Mennonite and Amish people
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We live in a world of fake news so why not sprinkle in a bit of fake history? I present the history of how the Catholic, Mennonite and Amish people came to be. Watch the video version →

June 9, 2017

Playing Hockey Growing Up
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My family and I played a lot of hockey growing up. In the summer time we played in the church parking lot across the street, in the winter on the pond behind the church.

June 3, 2017

Lost in the Train Station
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I spent the summer of 2009 in South Africa. My friend and I got lost in the train station. This is the story of what ensued.

May 27, 2017

Grade 8 Music Class
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I went to a private Mennonite School, then transitioned to public school in Grade 8. I was excited for music class because it was nice to finally have a classes that focused on the arts.

May 18, 2017

My Trip to South Africa
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In college, I decided to spend a summer in South Africa. I didn’t really think it through and realized how naive I was on the flight over.

May 13, 2017

What Once Was, A Love Story Played Out On Public Transit
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Last week I told a story about personalities on the streetcar. I’m continuing with this theme. I saw two people talk and based on the conversation, I could tell they were once in a relationship that did not end well! I started to fill in the backstory in my mind. See this story as a

May 9, 2017

Streetcar Personailities
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I take public transit to get around the city. Interesting personalities get on and I get a snippet of their existence. This is about one ride that had several interesting personalities.

April 22, 2017

MEOW! A story about a cat and kittens
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I was sitting in the faculty room hearing a distraught student talk about their cat problems. It reminded me of kittens we had on the farm.

April 11, 2017

Country Boy, City Girl: An Online Dating Story
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I met a girl online and we went on a date. This is a story about that date.