An ALS Ice Bucket Challenge – Batman Style

In memory of Grandpa #ALS

I’m not sure what possessed me to don a partial Batman suit. My children’s future therapists can figure that out. But, late as always, I decided to partake in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, not only because Clay Morgan challenged me to, but also because my paternal grandfather died from […]

Remembering a Century and a Legacy: Grandpa

One hundred years ago today, one of my favourite men was born: Walter William Rasmussen. My grandpa¬†is the namesake of my son, William Walter; the patriarch of all things witty; and my connection to Norwegian heritage and baseball. At his funeral nearly seven¬†years ago, one of my cousins recalled how […]

Tour de Blog

Tour de Blog

A while ago, author Janie Chang invited me to participate in Tour de Blog, but grading exams kept me from accepting. Last week, another awesome and talented writing friend, Bradley Somer, asked and I accepted since I’m on summer holidays. The Tour de Blog event invites Canadian authors to answer […]