Planning Ahead with an RESP

I don't think I'm ever going to forget the tech saying, at our last ultrasound, his now-famous phrase -- "I like her brains." That set Matt off with "She's super smart. Seriously. I mean it -- she's gotta be gifted." By the time we were finished our post-ultrasound lunch, it was decided: she was bound to be a doctor (because, as the tech told...

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Remembering [Remembrance Day 2012]

The school gymnasium wasn't large enough to hold our entire population -- the student body included kindergarteners all the way up to high school seniors -- so those of us in the higher grades sat in bleachers in the cafeteria, overlooking the gym. From my vantage point, the elderly men and women sitting on the stage looked small. Every year...

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