Category Archives: the parenthood

If You Don’t Know Me By Now

An additional argument to be made for knowing your partner very well before you procreate with him/her is so that a minimum of words and glances need be exchanged in order to communicate that Someone needs to make chocolate chip … Continue reading

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True, Patriot Love

Remember The Canadian Mother’s Book by Helen MacMurchy, MD, from two years ago? I had a yearning for it the other day and dug it out of the bookshelf. Today is election day in Canada. I bring to you more … Continue reading

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I Met Those Old Ladies Today

A black one and a white one. Drinking hot beverages at a table at the New Westminster Farmer’s Market; last one of the season. I had walked to the end of the market, which was set up in a parking … Continue reading

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My Midlife Crisis Handbag

Let me tell you about my new purse. It is glossy red like a 45-year-old’s convertible. Exactly as shiny and red as cherry pie filling. Like raspberry lip gloss with a handle. I was out looking for shoes, as is … Continue reading

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Saint of the Day

You know how sometimes you see those paragraphs in the classified section of the newspaper, “Dear Saint Jude, thanks for your help, you rule” (I paraphrase & intend not to offend any of my Catholic readers) well it just occurred … Continue reading

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