Monthly Archives: September 2011

"Mom, I’m going to the mall" and other tales of metamorphosis

My oldest has been going through a strange metamorphosis since the last week of August, the first week of school here in La Belle Province. Although it isn’t complete yet (these delicate matters take time) it is well under way. … Continue reading

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Books in Summer: Part II

Okay. Now we have crossed the border between July and August. I am looking at some if these titles and am wondering what I am going to say. But sometimes it feels good to just tap the keys on the … Continue reading

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Books in Summer: part I

Born to Run by Christopher McDougall This book was handed to me on our first night in Victoria by a couple of good friends. The only book about running that I have ever read is Murakami’s What I talk about … Continue reading

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Reflections on a cross-country train ride #3- Chicago to Montreal

Today is the first day of school for S and C so I guess it is high time I finish the trip posts. Combined with the need to prepare lunches again and think about a school uniform and forms to … Continue reading

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