Category Archives: Parenting

A Prelude to a Prelude – Musical Monday

Well, a new thing. Music Monday. Being about as musically inclined as a block of concrete, I struggle to understand what The-Oldest is creating.  Like anyone who really doesn’t know much about music, I simply can say, yeah, that sounds … Continue reading

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Canada Day 2017- When You’re Wrong, You’re Wrong

Ok, so after Nerf Wars, there was still hope that I’d be right, that every vacation needed to be planned, but after an hour or so in the hotel pool, we retired to our room overlooking the Inner Harbour and … Continue reading

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Nerf War Tips

Ok, so you want to play Nerf Wars, do you? I didn’t hear you, DO YOU?!? First of all, I would suggest rules. Here are some. Or you can read the previous post. Now let’s take a look at my … Continue reading

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Canada Day Epic Nerf War 2017

The epic Nerf war of 2017 would be fought in the backyard, a yard full of rocky outcroppings, bushes, trees, chairs and one trampoline. Rules were set (rules being even better than plans, IMHO.) They were a mix of adult … Continue reading

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July 1st Canada Day

Getting up early, are you mad? You wouldn’t think there’s much joy in getting up early, especially with kids. They’re like little alarm clocks… Oh, who are we kidding? They’re like garbage trucks right outside your window emptying a bin … Continue reading

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Canada Day – What if Everything Goes Right?

I’ve said it before, but the best stories don’t come from happiness or things going right. They come from falling asleep while waiting in the ferry line and being woken up by honking and a ferry worker banging on your … Continue reading

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Life is Better With Plans, Right?

It’s been a while since I blogged and to my six fans out there, I apologize. However. I have a plan. I’ve spent the last six months working on my novel, Yager’s War, a historical mystery set in 1940s Holland … Continue reading

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