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Bits and Bites – Wednesday August 05th, 2009

Welcome back to the weekly feature where we take a look at bits and bite from all over the web.First up today : What is the importance in a name? As a parent to 4, I’ve always thought long and hard about … Continue reading

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My eldest son turns 16 today… ( gee I feel old again)

( the usual Bits and Bites is being pre-empted by pastry making and pie baking- come back tomorrow for a late issue) Even though I’m getting pretty close to 40, I never really feel old. At least not on a … Continue reading

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Lucky Number 8

08/08/08 Eight is a lucky number in Chinese culture, and as such,thousands of couples around the world will be wed today, on what is considered one of luckiest dates ever. Coinciding with the opening day of the Beijing Olympics, athletes and … Continue reading

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Everybody’s Free to Wear Sunscreen

As I mentioned recently, my birthday is approaching soon, and I hear that its an astronomically lucky date this year. Thousands upon thousands of hopeful brides and grooms will be tying the knot that day in an effort to bless the conjugal union. I … Continue reading

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Getting older

Yes, soon I’ll be a year older. I know many women who get freaked out at approaching birthdays, but personally, I’d be  telling a lie if I said I would like to be younger. At my age, I think I’ve … Continue reading

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14 years ago today…

  after being 10 days overdue during a very hot early summer, I met my OB-GYN at the hospital  at noon to be enduced. 8 hours, 45 minutes later, my middle son was placed in my arms with a grumpy … Continue reading

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