Category Archives: Parenting

Pandemic Saturday, June 27, 2020

For us, another visiting day in the exotic land of the Ogopogo. For the rest of the world, a pretty typical day of chaos and weirdness. But since you’re likely reading about all the rioting and the Minneapolis city council … Continue reading

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Pandemic Friday, June 12, 2020

Yesterday, in a world kind of going nuts, we had a cool milestone. I guess other parts of the world had milestones, too. In Seattle, there’s a new country. It’s called Chaz. You can get pizza there and plant gardens … Continue reading

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Quarantine Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Day 52 of our quarantine. 59,474 cases. 3,682 deaths. 24,908 recoveries. 4L of 3% milk costs $5.12. No hamburger could be found in the local Save-On (due to a fear we’ll have a meat shortage). ***** No one thought the … Continue reading

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Quarantine Friday April 3rd

I lost the battle today. Computer failures, the world in general, and a complete lack of creativity led to a black dog day, as Churchill would say. I should be back tomorrow.  

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Quarantine March 31st 2020

Tomorrow, we lose the boys. I guess it’s something a lot of families with shared custody have to endure, but it’s still hard. Likely it was hard on their dad to do without them for 3 weeks, but it’s gonna … Continue reading

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Quarantine Sunday 2

How’s everyone doing? We’re fine here. Slow day. For a change, I wanted to talk about what some of my friends and family are doing during this crisis. But first, what’s new in the world. Outside our house, our government … Continue reading

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Quarantine Saturday 2

Today we were learnding stuff. Outside the house, a referral-only drive-thru testing site was set up in Burnaby. (It’s not a Timmies). Boris Johnson announced he had tested positive for the virus, which goes to show you that anyone with … Continue reading

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Quarantine Friday 2

What do you do with freedom in a time where you can’t really do much? Well, we needed to get The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World’s car fixed (it needed a new battery). I mean, hey, if we didn’t have a car, we’d be in … Continue reading

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Quarantine Thursday

Delivery day is like Christmas here. Ok, I’ll explain later, but our day started out well enough. No one had a temperature, and The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World who felt ‘like poo’ last night, got a good sleep and managed to blaze through her … Continue reading

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14 days of Quarantine

Friday With the Covid19 pandemic spreading, we had to think about the greater good. Personally, I’m not that worried about it, but there are many vulnerable people out there who could be in danger, so when we found out we … Continue reading

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