Paul’s Blog

Alexandra’s Story

Our broken hearts ache for something positive to rise up from the worst tragedies. It is January 28, 2015, on a straight stretch of Highway 33, east of Kelowna.  It is broad daylight and road…
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“–it Drivers of Kelowna”

“Sh”.  That’s a heads up for those who may wonder what the dashes mean later in this column.  I figure if I do it this way I’ll avoid shocking sensitive readers who might be offended…
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Playing With Fire

My 10 year old daughter, Morgan, “made the news” earlier this summer.  Ok, perhaps it doesn’t count because it was her columnist father using her stick-whittling finger injury to make a point about parental liability. …
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Money Talks

My last column had to do with assigning legal liability (blame) for a camping injury to my ten year old daughter’s finger.  I did a “tongue in cheek” analysis of blame, admitting that Santa Clause…
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Hit and Run Aftermath

Hit and Run Aftermath “My mom was just in a pretty terrible crash and is headed to the hospital.  The other driver didn’t stop.  Not sure I’m going to make it in tomorrow”. That e-mail…
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Ducks Live – Lives Lost

There is not much more darling a sight than that of a mother duck followed by its brood of cute and fuzzy ducklings, waddling clumsily along. This is, of course, in sharp contrast to an…
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How precious is life?

Brayden Denton made international news this past week.  At age four, he was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer.  One year later, after a battle that included 30 rounds of radiation, the five…
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