Why Can’t You Pass That Respect Along?

When I became an adult, I promised myself I wouldn't do it. I promised myself I would stop taking things personally -- at least curb that habit. Maybe in the years since I transferred into adulthood, there was progress made but more than often, it's hard to see and it's definitely hard to feel. I... Continue Reading →

Beginning My Public Speaking Career as a “Sportswriter Who Stutters”

It has been quite a while since I posted anything on here but hey, no time like the present to kick-start a new habit. Last month was a very important time for yours truly -- a turning point, if you will -- both in my personal and professional life as quite a few accomplishments had... Continue Reading →

Embracing the Stuttering Community

Having only starting to embrace the stuttering community within the last year, meeting others I share this affliction with was somewhat new for me. The Canadian Stuttering Association held its annual Voices Rising conference a couple of weekends ago, but leading up to it, I was excited and reluctant at the same time. I wasn’t... Continue Reading →

A Fanbase That Made Me Feel Like a King

It started with a Facebook message, of all things. Having written informal hockey articles on the platform’s then-Notes app, I received a message from someone I had never spoken to before. This individual -- let’s call him HPM -- had written to tell me about a startup sports social media company that he had helped... Continue Reading →

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