What if I told you there was an easy way to get over anyone? What about if you could forgive and forget about that ‘thing’ someone did to you so long ago? That thing you’re holding on to and think of each time you see them, even though maybe they’ve changed. Or how would you like a […]Read more "How To Get Over Anyone"
Lately I have been thinking a lot about the classic ‘Coming of Age’ story. Specifically the part where the character has realized that their childhood dream or view of the world is… wrong. They’ve just been dumped by the girl of their dreams. They’ve failed one too many tests and they’re being sent to military […]Read more "A Coming of Age Story"
Okay, i’ve been home from Mercy Ships for a couple months now, but I feel like there are still a few things lodged in my brain that are worthy to be written about. One of those is how living on Mercy Ships is very similar to making all your friends in the local neighbourhood Hospice. […]Read more "All My Friends Are Dead (OR ARE THEY??)"
The eagle has landed. I repeat, the eagle has landed. My friends – I AM THE EAGLE! My nest is Canada and I have landed in it. After more than 18 months I am officially home in cozy Alberta. As I write this I’m looking out the window at a squirrel that is laying motionless […]Read more "How to Leave Mercy Ships – AKA THE FINALE"
It’s a scene that could take place in any household around the world. A pot is boiling for dinner. Two young sisters sit watching it, waiting for their father’s return. The older sister, impatient and feeling grown up, decides to check on dinner herself. They are both too young to know about oven mitts. She […]Read more "Fitahiana – The Cutest Little Girl in Madgascar"
In this exciting edition of Kyle’s BLOG AGAINST THE FORCES OF DARKNESS you will read about many exciting patients (one), thrilling adventures around Madagascar (moved to next week) and maybe a joke or two (or three)! Keep reading my friend, unless you are blind in which case keep on listening (to the audio podcast version of […]Read more "The Biggest Tumor I’ve Ever Seen"
“I know it’s been a while since I’ve posted anything, and for that I apologize.” – The start of every blog post I’ve put up here in the last year My high school english teacher taught us that if you don’t know where to start just throw a quote up there. Unfortunately the quote has […]Read more "Madagascar: A Most Excellent Adventure"