Family

Must See Movie: Wonder

I had heard a lot about this movie and was fortunate to go see it this afternoon with some of my family, through my sister’s work. Find out more about Wonder on Wikipedia. The basic premise of the movie is that a young boy named Auggie goes to school with Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Becoming a Santa

Found on Facebook. Author unknown. “In our family, we have a special way of transitioning the kids from receiving from Santa, to becoming a Santa. This way, the Santa construct is not a lie that gets discovered, but an unfolding series of good deeds and Christmas spirit. When they are Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

My Top 15 Songs As a Teen

As a kid, I grew up listening to my dad’s record collection, buying cassette tapes from Colombia House (11 cd’s for the price of 1) and recording songs off the radio onto cassettes. I still listen to many of these songs, over 15 years later and some of them still Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Lucky Number 7

Today marks exactly 7 years since I moved to Calgary from Halifax. Today is also my sister’s 27th birthday. My mom’s favourite number was, you guessed it, 7. In honour of my mom, I’d like to share 7 things I’ve learned/discovered since moving here on May 7, 2005. 1. My Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Where Do I Go From Here?

I will be flying back to Canada on Monday after having spent 10 days in Queretaro and truly one of the most incredible experiences of my life. However, there’s been a lot to absorb so I’ve been asking myself what do I do with all of the new knowledge and Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

My Grandmother’s Dressing

My grandma is awesome. And she’s a great cook. Her dressing has made it into Canadian Living magazine and I’ve been lucky enough to have it at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner for most of my life. I guess technically it’s my grandmother’s grandmother’s dressing. Now, I share it with you: Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Having a Whole New Perspective

I’ve always been told I was positive and optimistic. I believe that people are inherently good. There was some doubts in myself based on some past experiences. Doubts about love. Doubts about my future. But there was a moment a few weeks ago when that changed. When I felt more Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago
Family

Home to the Maritimes

I’m flying home to visit my family tomorrow night. I haven’t seen them all in 2.5 years. It’s hard to believe it’s been that long and it makes me sad. I’ve put so many other things ahead of taking trips home and for what? Sure I’ve enjoyed playing in ultimate Read more…

By Robert McLeod, ago