Category Archives: Parenting

Pandemic Dec 20th 2020

It’s Christmas Time 2020. A Covid Christmas. Continue reading

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Pandemic Dec 17th

Good News Top 5. Ok, with the pandemic kicking into high gear, again, and all sorts of bad news pumping through our media venues, it’s time to look on the bright side. So here are the top 5 things in … Continue reading

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Returning to Normal – Pandemic Sept 4th 2020

If I had to make a list of signs that we’re getting back to normal, at the top of the list would be going back to school, The-Prettiest-Girl-in-the-World returning to work, seeing a movie in a theater, and being able … Continue reading

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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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