Category Archives: CSN:AFU Aboot Me

My grandfather taught me how to build a dam instead of islands

When we were kids, and we were lucky, it would rain. And the parking area of my grandfather’s mountain farm would fill up with streams and rivulets. The farm house was in a small valley, near the top of one … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | The finger

. My son has learned the eternal and universal symbol for the concept of “I want”… he has learned to point, which he does a lot now. Pointing is quickly followed by him looking up at you with his huge … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Time for a walk

. Victor has decided he’d like to go for a walk. It’s possible this could be a simple youthful phase he’ll eventually work himself through, like wanting to learn Latin or voting for the NDP, but so far he seems … Continue reading

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Two Victor’s Update | Crawling, biting and talking

. I might be jumping the gun here, I’m not sure what the protocol is, or what exactly constitutes “crawling”, but my kid — on camera — got into the crawl position, did his frog dance, then moved one knee … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Heart, teeth, ghosts and his dad’s 200th post

. Tomorrow morning Victor’s great-grandfather is having heart surgery. I’m not really sure how “relative”, but apparently it’s relatively minor. He’s having two more ‘stents’ implanted to clear his arteries. He had a “minor” heart attack just over a month … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Getting ready to crawl

. Victor has been exposed to almost every type of food a baby can eat. And there’s a lot of it… the combinations the people at baby head office have come up with just get weird after a while. Like … Continue reading

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