Category Archives: Everyday Adventures

CostCo marriage advice

Kid1 and I were headed to Costco. I stupidly thought it wouldn’t be busy on a Thursday morning, but it’s busy all the time. I blithely strolled in, thinking there would be no crowd but my sweet jeepers was I … Continue reading

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Adventures in Citizenship

I woke him at 6 a.m. He’s always been a champion sleeper, the kind of baby some people resented because he slept through the night at six weeks of age. As I gently shook his man feet and the cat … Continue reading

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Dog Momming – the early days

When we were kids it was sea monkeys. The fabled creatures touted in the back pages of our comics, that had people faces, webbed feet, and arrived in the mail if you bought and saved enough coupon codes. I thought … Continue reading

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Sparkle Steps

I wore sparkle flip flops the other day and someone asked me where the party was. I regret that my inside voice (which is snappish a la Rachel Lynde) came out when I replied. “I could die tomorrow,” I said. … Continue reading

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Mapping Memory Lane: Ice Storm Popcorn

Dance season is upon us. After months of preparation it all comes down to four competitive weekends where we roll into various towns, set up an ops centre (usually under ridiculous circumstances like 40 people in a 6 by 8 … Continue reading

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A tale of four fives

Five number one I put on the desk as soon as I got into my hotel room at the Dylan on 41st St. I highly recommend it, for good value and amazing qualities like quotes about New York on every … Continue reading

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The night before…

We had our last practice tonight, Josef and I. The universe knew it, and threw in some special moments to mark the occasion. A yoga class was finishing up as we were starting. Several people stopped to watch us, which … Continue reading

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