Monthly Archives: December 2015

Model Child

Long ago, when there were no such things as cell phones, video game consoles or electricity, we had to find ways to entertain ourselves. Sure, I tried whacking my brother with a stick.  I tried shop-carting down a hill. I even … Continue reading

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Where to See Lights In Langley

One of the things l used to love to do as a kid, hell as an adult, was go on a tour of all the Christmas lights. When I was young, we’d stuff ourselves into our Austin 1800, a car … Continue reading

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One of The Great Secrets of Surviving Parenting

I have recently uncovered one of the parenting secrets. Or should I say, secrets-to-not-completely-losing-your-mind (while balancing lunches and hockey games and getting the kids to bed on time and remembering things that they might forget and… well, you get the … Continue reading

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How Do You Survive A Kid’s Party Part 2

So, we had 5 kids coming over for a birthday party.  An even number would have been better. Odd numbers leave a team lopsided. It becomes 3 vs 2. My first solution was to dis-invite someone, but that didn’t go anywhere. … Continue reading

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How Do You Survive a Kid’s Birthday Party?

Ok, truth time. I have no clue how to survive one. But I can totally understand why parents pay for bouncy time on trampolines or send the whole lot off to blast each other with fake lasers, or, back when I … Continue reading

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