Category Archives: memories

Save Silvercreek School

When my son was younger he went to Silvercreek School, a preschool that is at this time being considered by the Toronto District School Board for closing, so that they can sell the property. The school board does not own … Continue reading

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The Force Awakens is Ruining my Marriage

To start, I feel compelled to explain that I love Star Wars. I am a huge Star Wars fan, well of the Original Trilogy anyway. The Hope Awakens, The Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi. I was … Continue reading

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Get Up and Go Has Got Up and Went

The kids have been back to school for a week now. I had plans for that week. I was going to be like a race horse leaping out of the gate and going full tilt, working on the house, on … Continue reading

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A Day of Tragic Loss

Twenty-five years ago today, I was sitting in my grade 8 english class, watching the space shuttle take off and wishing that it would just hurry up already so we could get dismissed for lunch because I was hungry and … Continue reading

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Exams

It suddenly hit me the other day, as I watched The Boy head out the door, heading for the first review of his first ever examinations in his high school career that my sweet little baby is in fact no … Continue reading

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2009 – Don’t Let the Door Hit You on the Way Out

It’s a new year, 2010 is here.  2009 is gone and I have to say I’m not sad to see that stupid little bugger go, and I’m not the only one. What did 2009 and my family manage to accomplish … Continue reading

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The Gift

One year when I was but barely a small crumbpicker, my Mom took me to see Santa.  She sat me on his knee and they took pictures and then the man turned to me and asked me what I wanted … Continue reading

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