Category Archives: NaBloPoMo2016

Embrace

Well, here we are on the last day of November, the last day of NaBloPoMo and I’m presented with a wonderful prompt courtesy of Blogher:  have you chosen a word for yourself for 2017? This isn’t something I normally do. … Continue reading

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Karen’s big adventure

I went downtown earlier today.  And guess what? I threw caution to the wind and decided to take public transit into the city. What? Me. A firmly entrenched suburbanite. Who drives everywhere. Who drives her kids everywhere. What is public … Continue reading

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“Arrival” with the family

We went to a matinee today.  All four of us, together, in the same theatre at the same time.  A rarity.  Most Saturdays we are scattered, the kids out with their friends, me and the husband running errands, doing stuff … Continue reading

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This was me in 2016

“This is me in Grade 9 baby, this is me in grade 9” (BNL circa 1992) Yikes. Looking at this, I can only say “hang in there, just watch, in about 40 years, things will be interesting and amazing”. And this … Continue reading

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Home Movies

Okay rant over. As I struggle to come up with content for my NaBloPoMo challenge and wonder why it seemed so easy to write non stop all those years ago, I realize it’s because the focus of this blog is … Continue reading

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The art of the nag

The one thing I have always been conscious of since becoming a wife and mother, is the element of the nag.  It is always my intention that the first gentle reminder should suffice.  That when the reminder is for THAT … Continue reading

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Mad world

It was quite unbelievable watching the unexpected, almost shocking, results of the US election unfold last night.  It all goes to show, polls are just that – surveys, not the final real deal.  What people tell you directly to your … Continue reading

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