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Special K's operation

I wrote about this topic rather clumsily a few days ago, before my nephew Special K’s operation to remove the large plate in his thigh. Many thanks to those who commented but I deleted the post, and its Facebook counterpart, because I thought it might be better to wait until… 248 more words


Rattlesnake Plantain by Heidi Greco

I loved this book of poetry. Heidi’s words evoked imagery that made me laugh out loud, nod knowingly, blush furiously, and feel sadly. One of my favourite poems “Alberta Visitor” summarizes how I feel when I leave our oceanfront existence on the Westcoast to visit family in Edmonton: 31 more words

Public Library

Punderful language

OK, I’m aware that my recent posts have been a little heavy, so I thought I’d lighten things up a bit.  My friends, family and acquaintances already know that I have a “unique” sense of humour, and I thought I’d share some of it with you.   372 more words


Confessions of an Overconfident Parent

Sometimes in life you really feel like you’ve got it all together, you walk around with a breezy little smile on your face and a spring in your step. 491 more words


Being an aupair

It’s been almost 6 months now that my job is to look after a 6-year-old boy. What I love about my job, among many things, is that during the day the boy (aka Ben) is at school. 791 more words

Procrastination's Fallout

Deadline’s coming –
prepare to duck!

Every available surface
strewn with papers,
warning: Stay away!

Body splayed on bed,
bemoaning undeniable
stress: Whoa is me… 107 more words