Category Archives: Parenting

10 Things You Need To Know To Vote (That You May Not Know)

Each time we have to vote, the government sends out something that tells us what we need. It’s only two things, really –  A voter card and some form of ID (and I’ve worked at the poll stations, so everyone … Continue reading

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Will You Miss Anything Once the Pandemic is Over?

Pandemic July 4th Beginning of the End? Is the pandemic over? You know what, it kinda seems like it is, so let’s see where we’re at. Can we travel in BC? Yup. Do we have to wear masks? Nope, but … Continue reading

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Pandemic April 9th, 2021

Vaccination I had thought that me getting the vaccine would end the pandemic. It didn’t. So much for the world revolving around me. But let’s ignore me for the moment and see what’s happening around the world. Dow is at … Continue reading

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Pandemic March12th 2021

I usually love to celebrate anniversaries. I celebrate June 6th D-Day by watching Saving Private Ryan and staring at my collection of unbuilt tank models. I celebrate the day I met the boys with a special present for them. I … Continue reading

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Pandemic Feb 4th – Hello World

Ok, so it’s now February 4th.  How are we doing, world? Doing ok? Getting lots of sleep? Hydrating well? See, the reason I ask is that you’re looking a little ragged – like a hungover sixteen-year-old who’s just staggered out … Continue reading

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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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