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Event Planner Par Excellence

For the entire time Gill was here this summer, we tried to plan a 40th birthday party for her. For the first attempt, I went so far as to buy a special cake and birthday napkins. 1,157 more words

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Bananas…Noble And Versatile

Gill and I were returning from a movie the other evening and I began to empty my large purse of the snacks I had taken with me.   626 more words

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Extra bits

It’s as if The Mom feels left out in some way, since she does not, currently, and to the best of my knowledge, have anything like the sort of chronic illness that L’il Sis and I share. 765 more words

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Just Call Me 'Spare Parts Lady'

I recall seeing a movie a few years back wherein a couple got pregnant and specifically gave birth to a daughter to provide life (in the form of, I believe, a bone marrow or blood transplant ) for their existing child who was dying. 1,038 more words

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No Voting Even With a Tim's Cup and Beaver Shirt

Big news! Ex-pats living abroad will no longer be able to vote in Canadian elections. I thought I heard the scream from across the pond when it finally filtered through to Gill’s news sources (the pigeons that hang outside her balcony, discussing politics and also who’s currently sleeping with whom…people, not birds). 567 more words

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Has David Copperfield Been Here?

Either the master illusionist has been in my home, I’ve been taking some very strong drugs, or early Alzheimer’s has set in. Hard to say which… 726 more words

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The Good Times Chauffeur

I knew it would happen. Something about a mother’s sixth sense. We (any of us that are around and available) were invited to a 25th anniversary party for friends. 564 more words

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