A Day Without iPads -or- Look Up Once In A While Or You’ll Miss Life

A Day Without iPads -or- Look Up Once In A While Or You’ll Miss Life

<span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”>?</span> A few weeks ago we went on a little adventure to Hilton Falls in Halton, Ontario. This short video pretty much sums up the great time we had.  

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Kid Knees -or- What Smells Like Expired Milk?

Kid Knees -or- What Smells Like Expired Milk?

As I write this, I’m sitting outside Gate 20 at the Halifax International Airport. For the past few days I’ve been sitting in a hospital room at Dartmouth General Hospital with my mom (your grandmother) and her failed kidneys. What a stupid name for an organ: “kid knees”. That always made me laugh. Not this time though. Fortunately, doctors were able to jump start them […]

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Boys Will Be Boys -or- Know An Idiot

Boys Will Be Boys -or- Know An Idiot

There once was a time when I placed all teens in the same category: Batshit Crazy! But then I began working in a field that gave me more exposure to them and in a short period of time my perception was forever changed. I quickly realized that not only was I wrong about teens but I probably grouped them together the way most people do […]

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Dear Social Media, I’m Breaking Up With You -or- Committing Cybersuicide and Loving It! 

Dear Social Media, I’m Breaking Up With You -or- Committing Cybersuicide and Loving It! 

I discovered the Internet way back in the 20th century. It was 1996 actually. I was a production assistant on a TV series and almost always stayed late at night to jump on the computer in our script coordinator’s office. I was amazed at the endless piles of information that was available at my finger tips. Of course it was dial-up back then so I […]

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MacRae’s In Cuba 2017 -or- Sorry ‘Bout Your Eye, Jessica!

MacRae’s In Cuba 2017 -or- Sorry ‘Bout Your Eye, Jessica!

As I write this my 8 year old daughter is sleeping soundly in bed beside me. She awoke crying in her own bed telling me she can’t stop thinking about Cuba and misses it.  Flashback to last Friday (April 7th). My wife and I pulled the girls out of school under the guise we were taking them to McDonald’s for lunch. That much was true […]

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The Fight To Be Creative -or- Why Is Nothing Easy?

The Fight To Be Creative -or- Why Is Nothing Easy?

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about a project I’m currently working on. It’s a children’s books I’m struggling to put together with a friend of mine… and I stress the word “struggling”. It seems that every time I go to work on the book life gets in the way – life or a lack of enthusiasm. I liken it to writer’s block but I’m […]

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A Day In The Woods

A Day In The Woods

Took our girls hiking today. Some pretty cool memories were made. I love hanging out with these two.   

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A Letter To My Future Teenage Daughters Re: Social Media -Or- Oo Baby, It’s A Wild Cyber-World

A Letter To My Future Teenage Daughters Re: Social Media -Or- Oo Baby, It’s A Wild Cyber-World

I noticed a post on Facebook this morning whilst wiping the coffee from my keyboard. It was by an actor friend of mine, Eugene Glazer. We worked together a million and eight years ago on the Warner Brothers TV series “La Femme NIKITA”. He was going on about all the inaccuracies , lies and fabrications that inundate the Internet daily. Many of the points he […]

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Juliette The Gymnast -or- I Can Do That But I Don’t Wanna!

Juliette The Gymnast -or- I Can Do That But I Don’t Wanna!

Backwards roll, front handspring, one hand cartwheel, press handstand, back layout with half twist, round off, cartwheel, tuck jump, backwards roll to pike, 180 split leap. Just beautiful! Of course I’m talking about the other kids. Mine is doing none of these. She’s the fiery little 5 year-old blonde chick lying on the mat in the middle of the gym like a bag of wet […]

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MacRae Summer Vacation (2016) -or- I Know What You Did Last Summer!

MacRae Summer Vacation (2016) -or- I Know What You Did Last Summer!

KD MACK’S JOURNAL: VACATION – DAY 1: So far none of the other people in the neighbourhood have noticed I’m on vacation. I think I’ll keep it this way because it’s low profile and I’ve always wanted to use the term, “I’m keeping a low profile”. Went running this morning. Tried to beat my 5km time record. I almost succeeded but I got a call […]

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