When Does A Moment Become A Memory?

A few days ago, my father and I were talking via Skype, and he posed a question to me. I thought it would be a great question for a blog...

Excuse Me While I Chase Down A Food Truck

I never thought I'd say this, but I'm now a food truck convert. Last Thursday I got to experience a food truck for the very first time....

A Dark Retelling Of The Cinderella Story

On the ninth of March I had the distinct pleasure of taking in some live theatre at a local fine arts school who put on a play called The...

I Think I'll Get Some Ink

The masterpiece in progress For thousands of years people have been decorating their bodies with tattoos. For centuries, tattoos were...

Puppy Love

I have always wanted wanted a therapy dog. Asher and Charlie are as close as I will ever get. Asher is a three-year-old labradoodle who...

Million Dollar Dad

Father's Day is fast approaching, so it's appropriate for today's blog post to be all about the man we admire. When I was little, my dad...

My Leap Of Faith

"There are only two ways to live your life: as if nothing is a miracle or as if everything is a miracle," Albert Einstein. For those of...

Back To My Youth

I grew up in the age of boy bands and bubblegum pop. I remember the posters of my favorite boy band spread on my wall, stuck with masking...

The Perfect Fit

I have always been envious of my friends with the cute boots, or those high sandals that I could never get on my feet; the latest shoes...

The Drama Teacher And The Storyteller

When I say "Drama Teacher" most people who know me know that I'm referring to my lovable, loud, eccentrically creative sister Lindsay. I...

My Everyday Superhero

When you think of a superhero, you probably think of Superman, Batman or Spiderman; but what about those everyday heroes such as...

1-800-ERNESTO

I'm sure we all have our bad days when technology or something doesn't go right. I would like to introduce you to 1-800-ERNESTO. He comes...

Take Me Out To The Ballgame

It has become our tradition at Rudd House to watch a minor league baseball game at Nat Bailey Stadium. We have lucked out three years in...

Front Row Seat

For today's blog post, I wanted to flashback to June when the six of us went to a BC Lion's football game. As usual, a sea of orange and...

Hallows Eve Past

Well, all you goblins and ghouls: take a gander down memory lane with me and tell me your favorite Halloween costume. I know what mine...

Much More Than A Riding Helmet

Bouncing up and down, the rhythm of the horse, hearing his clip-clop on the cement pavement. We weren't going at the speed of lightning,...

The Candy Store- A Sweet Memory

When I was in school and my teachers asked me what I did over my summer vacation, there was only one answer; visited Totem Pole Resort on...

In A New York Minute

By now you have probably already guessed that I write with a partner, but what's special about this partner is we can write wherever she...