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Apr 30, 2018


By |2018-05-10T23:00:23+00:00April 30, 2018|Character, Parenting|

The email was followed up by a text; the kind that starts off with polite pleasantries about the weather and courteous queries about how I’ve been, only to make the awkward shift into, “So…while I’ve got your attention, I was wondering….” It’s the ever-popular approach of requesting a favour of someone or reminding them of [...]

Jan 9, 2018


By |2018-01-09T08:48:26+00:00January 9, 2018|Parenting|

When I was a young girl, my sister and I spent hours doing the stereotypical little girl thing – playing house with our dolls. We were unconcerned with stereotypes, feminism, and equal opportunity for women. We simply loved our dolls, dressing them, feeding them and playing the role of mom. We attempted to include our [...]

Nov 24, 2016

The Walking Wounded

By |2016-11-24T08:46:14+00:00November 24, 2016|Character|

The other day Levi and I stood on the street in the middle of Abbotsford, killing time until the department store we needed to shop at opened its doors for business. We did some people watching as one by one they passed us by. Some hurrying, some looking at their phone, some meandering/window shopping but [...]

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