Joe Beernink


In a year where a lot has gone wrong, I am still thankful for what I have: a fantastic family, great friends, few financial worries, and a little success in my writing. 2012 has been a year of disaster and triumph for me personally, and I am not kidding when I say I have spent time just being glad I am still here to be thankful for anything. But I thought I’d… Read More

The US calls today Columbus Day, but Canadians more properly refer to it as Thanksgiving. No, it is not a Thursday, and tomorrow is not the official start of the holiday shopping season. And instead of watching the Lions and the Cowboys play football, Canadians are treated to the Blue Bombers versus the Alouettes and the Roughriders versus  the Argos. Perhaps I enjoy American Thanksgiving more for the festivities. But I know… Read More