Monthly Archives: August 2008

I Solemnly Swear to be a Hands Off Parent

It is that time of year again, where the kids go back to school. And for the sake of my sanity and consequently my family’s sanity, I have made a few new school year resolutions for myself: 1) On pain … Continue reading

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Simple wisdom found in the most unlikely place

One of my favourite reads this year has been a Young Adult novel entitled The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian.About a young native boy who needs to leave his Reservation in order to pursue his larger educational goals, … Continue reading

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Working Mother: a tautology

Here is what you get when you google definitions of tautology on the web: Definitions of tautology on the Web: The repetition, in the definition, of information already provided by the term designating the concept. …www.translationbureau.gc.ca/index.php A formula is a … Continue reading

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La Ronde Amusement Park: An adventure in Faith

“Who says I have no faith in humanity?” I asked myself as I hung upside down 60 feet in the air. The Vertigo. After waiting for an hour for the privilege of feeling my lunch revisit my throat, here I … Continue reading

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Facebook: The nightmare

So. This is me, eating my words. I said I would never join Facebook and yet I have. And it is just as frustrating and addictive as I thought. I have just spent my whole time this morning trying to … Continue reading

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Tipping point

I think I might have reached it. Because not a lot has phased me this last week. After the plague and the pestilence (seriously- I am just waiting for the other two horsemen of the apocalypse to appear) I feel … Continue reading

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