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On November 17, 2000 I was struggling with a dilemma. Was I a good Mother or a bad one? What prompted this inner turmoil? The Great Breakfast Debate, had I destroyed any chance for a healthy life for my children … Continue reading

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Plan to Write Again

Back in 1999, I started an online diary, a journal or as the kids these days refer to it, blogging. Prior to 1999 I’d been involved in BBS (bulletin boards) and then moved to AOL chat rooms. I guess I’ve … Continue reading

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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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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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