Every evening I wonder if perhaps my son will sleep through the night. Infants are unsympathetic bosses. They observe no statutory holidays or EDOs…
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I am from the home quarter. Where a house rests upon an expansive lawn. Where flower beds of petunias are hemmed in field stone. Where a rotary phone…
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February 15th, 2020 is an anniversary that comes with a lot of emotions. Last year I didn’t even make mention of it because the grief of losing a year…
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Was this a Finders Keepers moment? Do I drop it in the donation box? Or turn it in at the front desk? Should I ask everyone I encounter if they lost…
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I love fixing things. Recently my cousin fixed our under-cabinet lighting. He was remedying the work of an electrician who was not only awful to reason…
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My birthday is on Thursday. I’m turning 42. I used to be tacky and lie about my age. A friend of mine advised me to do it. She said, “If anyone asks…
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1. A little boy at the garden centre causing chaos. Although, he wasn’t actually doing anything... he was meandering around with his dad and slightly…
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I have that feeling of waking up after a nap I didn’t intend to take and being in panic mode after a loud snort. Where am I? Was I driving? Where did…
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Long ago, when I worked at a restaurant in Victoria, the owner impressed upon the cooks that it was a skill to operate efficiently within a confined…
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When I was 20 I moved to Calgary to start my working life. My boyfriend and I rented the main floor suite of an Eaton’s catalogue home. The owner had…
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I often dream about living on a parcel of land in a Saskatchewan river valley. Our dream home sits on just shy of 30 acres of land, much of it winding…
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