Author Archives: Paul Rai

Wandering Thoughts

My coaching job takes me across Canada and the United States as I work with teams attending lacrosse tournaments. There are a lot of times I travel alone as I meet teams that are traveling from Edmonton. For example, I … Continue reading

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The Passing of Time

I first started this blog in the Fall of 2010, when Tristan left home to attend Westminster School. The intention of the blog was to share updates on Tristan as he was at prep school. The blog initially was called … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful

When you send your children to school in the US it becomes part of your life to be in tune with the current events of the neighbors to the South. This has been part of my life for close to … Continue reading

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Fall Brings New Beginnings

The Fall around our household has always represented a new beginning. The kids would start a new year of school, the hockey season would be starting and even though the cold weather would be nipping at us, it was a fresh … Continue reading

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Oh Canada!

We had the family back together again in Edmonton, after close to a year. Tristan had not been home for eight and a half months and the last time we were all home together was last Christmas. It was a … Continue reading

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Unconditional Love

When I first started this blog five years ago it was to document Tristan’s time at Westminster School as he left home at age 15. The blog evolved as Aidan left home and it changed even more as I started … Continue reading

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Oops, You Leave Tonight

It’s very interesting how your children’s personality seems to stay constant from their very early days to their adulthood. When Aidan was just a youngster it became clear that he was a creature of extreme comfort. He just loved to … Continue reading

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