Push For Your Tush results are in

Push For Your Tush results are in

After almost 14 years of walking a dog three times a day, walking 5K is a piece of cake. So earlier this month I laced up my walking shoes to do the 5K Push For Your Tush in Burlington, Ontario, raising money for Colon Cancer Canada (tagline: We’re behind your...
Runs with undies

Runs with undies

(Updated March 8, 2018) The issue is serious — colon cancer — but those of us running/walking to raise money for the cause in February couldn’t resist a little word fun. Thus the Sacramento Undy Run features teams with names like the SemiColons, WHAtch...
Remembering my Dad

Remembering my Dad

My father — Grant Cunningham — was always the go-to guy for anything that needed fixing. His day job for more than 30 years was with Bell Canada (which he always called “Mother Bell”), but on the side he fixed stuff. In his prime, he built a...
Scare yourself to learn and grow

Scare yourself to learn and grow

One of my neighbours used to create increasingly elaborate scenes on his front lawn at Halloween: The figure of Dracula rested in a coffin; actually the neighbour’s son, he came to life and rose as children shrieked and ran past. The blade of a guillotine,...