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A Very Canadian Day

My Mother-in-Law, Mama P/Nonna, came to visit for almost a week, and headed back home to Toronto on the train today. She doesn’t love travelling, so she was a bit nervous of the train – it was only her second train ride. 199 more words


My grandmother’s pen

Pictured below is an assortment of pens I’ve had ever since I packed up the old Ford Escort and moved away from Drexel avenue way back in the winter of 86. 593 more words


Meals in June 2015

Yay, last month of cooking for me! I’m very sure I’ll not be cooking so much in Singapore because the boys can get most of their weekday meals settled at malls/markets/foodcourts and most of their weekend meals settled at their grandparents’ place.  48 more words


Ruminations of Boiled Cabbage

CONFESSION: There are times when I wish I was more inclined to be a homemaker.

I’m not talking about the absurd politicized term used to replace the more apt term “stay-at-home parent”– like “homemaker”  as used to justify “work” for the IRS (the term “stay-at-home parent” practically SCREAMS “work” for crying out loud). 1,153 more words

Home/Family Life

This Grandpa-to-Be's Reaction is Priceless

Dance like no one’s watching… is probably the motto for this granddad-to-be. Luckily for him (and us), Justin Hall placed a hidden camera to capture his in-laws’ expression when they found out there was a little one two months along the way. 40 more words


Hello Love!

BOSTON (CBS) – Who still believes in the notion of love at first sight? I do—emphatically.

I fell hard before ever encountering her. The first photograph sealed the deal. 398 more words