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Beginnings

Standing in the back of the store in a row with all the other mothers, I waited patiently for my daughters reaction, unseen as she was behind the doors of the change room. ” Nope. Not happening, Mom.”  I slowly … Continue reading

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Snowed in. Sick. With a teething baby, a cabin fever pre-schooler and grumpy teens. SAVE ME…

Merry Christmas.  Finally. I hope yours was good, because mine was. Santa brought me some nice items,including a new watch with a heart rate monitor for running, and a safe/ fire proof box for my picture cds and negatives, so … Continue reading

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Baby, it’s STILL cold outside!!!!

Damn, feels like I’m back in Prince George!!! Perky nips are the last of your worries this morning, how about just trying to get your car door open?   For those of you who stopped by over the weekend,I did take … Continue reading

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It’s finally Friday…

It’s official. I’m DONE with the online AND  paper versions of the Vancouver Sun and The Province. Well, I never really read the Province because it reads like the Enquirer to me, but the Sun had me for Thursdays edition,as well … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites – Wednesday October 1st

Holy Geez, it’s actually October. Makes me sigh every morning now when I wake up and see that a beautiful sunrise is on its way again, because you’ve gotta know that it’s all going to be over soon enough. We all … Continue reading

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A break from the wicked news as of late.

A wonderfully rare moment occured yesterday evening in our home. My father arrived last night from up north, and met his new grandson for the first time. I am still left unsure as to who received the most pleasure from the moment, … Continue reading

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Bits and Bites Wednesday July 30

To start things off this week, let’s talk about the weather, or more precisely, why everyone is still complaining about it. Some people are never happy. Earlier in the year, it was too cold, then the sun came out, and people … Continue reading

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Campbells Carbon Tax and the Working Joe (and Jill)

In recent weeks, there has been plenty of talk about the cost of living, the inflation rate, fuel prices and foreclosures. It’s enough to drive a man to drink. http://www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/07/23/bc-ferries-fare-increase-august.html I’m tired of hearing about global warming, climate change,carbon tax, … Continue reading

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Big Lotto win only highlights grocer’s generous and caring nature

As many of you may agree, watching the evening news can nearly be a catalyst for depression. Murder, rape, global starvation and human rights atrocities fill the screen, story after story, every night at 6pm. Stories that warm the heart … Continue reading

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The best or worst of a person revealed at Christmas.

What is it about Christmas that brings out the best or worst of people? Christmas held a special meaning for me this year, because it was to be the first year going back home for the holidays to spend time … Continue reading

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