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Note to new readers: Our family took in two foreign exchange students this year. Denmark is a 17 yr old girl. China is a 16 yr old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr old son (Little Man). Israel, when home, is … Continue reading
I don’t sleep well. It’s something I’ve been aware of for a very long time, but lately I see that it takes a real toll. I have a friend who’s been pointing out the health benefits of good sleep, for … Continue reading
This has been a huge week in our house. An all-college, all the time, kind of week; and I’m fried! We’ve been dealing with college age kids, college dramas, returning home from college, end of college school year, college graduation: one … Continue reading
(Written late Sunday evening; photos posted Monday. No sober editing.) When I was in college, there was the dreaded drunk call. You got drunk, and inevitably dialed the wrong person’s number… Usually a boyfriend, ex-boyfriend, a crush… the wrong person: … Continue reading
For Mother’s Day this year, we visited the Vancouver Aquarium. I hadn’t been in ages. Frankly, there are some things that I’ve long enjoyed that have simply fallen by the wayside, as my children have grown up. Zoos and aquariums … Continue reading
Note #1 to readers: This was originally posted on August 27, 2011, not long after I’d begun blogging. Strangely enough, this post has had an amazing life. In it’s first weeks on line it got relatively slow hits, or views. Steady, … Continue reading
WARNING: Kids, my kids (adopted or birthed), do not read this one! Do not read it. Trust me, it’s embarrassing enough without you thinking of fifty new ways that your mom is not who you thought she was. Best to … Continue reading
Each time I go to the dog park with my studly dog Luke (his real name), I find myself equally amused by the people there as the canine crowd. Without fail, there are several people standing around, creating dialogue for … Continue reading