Football, in particular, Grey Cup game day, was the holy grail of all sports days in our house. Ken laying out all his gear on the bed first thing in the morning ready to choose what T-shirt, cap, jersey or BC Lion’s team swag to put on first. As league standings go, the win-loss tally..
Category: Lessons from my Brother
The Book That Funds The Cause Exciting Announcement! On March 21st, World Down Syndrome Day, I’ll be starting my first book tour at select locations throughout the lower mainland and Vancouver Island. Stay tuned for dates and venues near you! A number of people have asked me why I wrote a book about my brother. The back..
Football for Ken, in particular the Super Bowl, was the Hail Mary of all the sporting events he loved. Or, as he liked to call it, the “Hal Murray!” So many stories throughout the book “Hello My Name is Ken”, relate to football. Whether it was being played in our backyard, how he helped his..
Ken always got a kick out of Dad when he’d say, “Ok kids, time to box up all your presents again so we can take them back to the store!” It was after all “boxing” day. Initially, Ken thought “what?!” since between visiting and eating the day before, he had barely played with his toys…
This blog post is the first in a series titled “Lessons from my Brother”. Since Ken’s Place, in essence, is the result of a book I wrote about him, it’s only fitting that I include blogs related to how I experienced life and what I learned with Ken in it! As I write this blog..