Living Your Own Renown

trumpets of renown

Murray Pratt

During the Big Band era in the 40’s and 50’s – when you could really ‘swing’ – there was a band called ‘Les Brown’s Band of Renown’. Sweet. Nobody has put …

My Boogie Woogie Trucking Shoes!

Murray Pratt

I was heading to baseball practice on Friday with my youngest – a newly-minted teenager – when the Eagles song ‘Witchy Woman’ came on the radio. The Eagles were in …

Just Showin’ Up

Murray Pratt

We had just finished up our baseball game, having beat the weakest team in the league by a score of 18-2. Our Peewee AA baseball team is now sporting a …

Don’t Worry ‘Bout a Thing

empty rolled toothpaste isolated on abstract background

Murray Pratt

‘Four out of Five Dentists Recommend you don’t read this Blog as part of a Proper Reading Schedule.’ I couldn’t quite believe it. I got up first. My three kids …

‘You Bring It!’

White tailed eagle

Murray Pratt

People ask me all the time, ‘Where do you come up with your ideas for your blogs?’ Well, okay, they don’t exactly ask me that question. Okay… no one has …

Getting Unstuck

Big 4x4 pushes its way through the mud in a mud bog.

Murray Pratt

You know sometimes when you get stuck? Doing the same thing, the same way over and over again; hoping for a different result. And then you get stuck listening to …

The Longest Day

Shy dog was hiding its face - Thai dog

Murray Pratt

I was driving one of the kids on my baseball team home the other night. I had heard that his parents were out of town, so I asked him where …

Taking a Swan Drive

Murray Pratt

Our local strawberries are in season. I always love summer in this ‘little corner of Canada’ that I live in. I am not sure it was fate, but it was …

The Word Cup Has Started!

Goalkeeper kicks the ball in the stadium during a football game

Murray Pratt

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