Category Archives: outside

Dear Neighbours

Almost 2 years ago I wrote a bitter little post about the lack of considerate, snow-clearing home owners in our neighbourhood. I moderated my criticism somewhat by acknowledging that some people might be of an age or ability that shoveling … Continue reading

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Hey good news! Everyone who commented on my last post gets a prize! ONE FULL DAY with Fresco! I figure after 2 weeks I will want him in my house again. Can’t think of a new way to phrase this. … Continue reading

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My Summer Vacation

You might think that with six days off, as in, six days of co-parenting because Saint Aardvark has had six days off, I might have found more time to write here. What have we done. We have gone to the … Continue reading

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Dear Teenagers I Passed on the Street Today

I don’t think you know how beautiful you are. I walked past you today and you were rumpled and gawky and beautiful like baby giraffes and I thought Oh to be that beautiful again but then I remembered how awful … Continue reading

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Three From Today

The Role of the Civil Servant in Tonight’s Performance Will be Played by: Trombone! Trombone: Goodbye mummy. (runs to the other end of the house and sits in front of the front door) Me: Goodbye. Where are you going? Trombone: … Continue reading

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