Category Archives: Parenting

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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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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