As I have mentioned once or twice here on my blog, I used to play the beautiful game known as rugby. I started playing in grade nine, courtesy of my dad encouraging me to try out for the team against my mother’s wishes, and I am forever indebted to him for pushing me toward what … More The power of past sports nostalgia
Blaine, my husband, is an avid sports fan. He always has been, to the best of my knowledge, and he’s been playing hockey and baseball since he was a wee guy. Blaine actually wanted to become a sports broadcaster. Ultimately, life took him in a different direction, but if there is anyone capable of doing … More Here’s why you should watch any ‘Untold’ series on Netflix
I’ve been working part-time at a local golf course for just about a year now. I actually started at Fescue’s Edge Golf Club in December, which seems like a rather odd time to begin working at a golf course, but the reason I started in the Winter is because Fescue’s has two indoor golf simulators … More Have you tried indoor golf simulators?
I was chatting with someone the other day about the sports we used to play. This particular person was an avid soccer player, and while I briefly played soccer, basketball and volleyball when I was in elementary and high school, rugby was, and remains to be, the sport that holds my heart. When I started … More Team sports: more than physical activity
Watching sports, whether through a screen or in-person, has never been something I’m overly intrigued by. I’ve been to the odd professional sports game here and there, and every once in a while I’ll tune into a game, but neither is a common occurrence. It’s perhaps somewhat of a paradox that I’m not a big … More Finding commonalities in sport
An article by Erica Alini for Global News states that a poll recently quizzed one thousand Canadians across the country regarding just how much money goes towards their children’s extracurricular activities. The survey unveiled that “…55 per cent of families feel stretched thin because of after-school programs,” and further, “almost a third (32 per cent) … More How much do parents spend on extracurricular activities for their kids?