Category Archives: Family Events

Using boiling water to make snow on a -25C sick day

Someone in the Northwest Territories uploaded a video to YouTube showing how to make snow with boiling water… I know, finally someone found a use for the Internet besides spreading Mayan propaganda and killing off the music industry. Basically a … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | The zombie, the Joker and the CAS case worker

. Victor will be eleven months old in a few days. People have been asking if he can crawl yet, he can’t… at least not when he’s awake. I caught him doing push-ups in his sleep last week, he was … Continue reading

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Portraits Of People Who Can Make Me Smile 004

I think it’s pretty obvious my girlfriend was born to be on the cover of a Simon & Garfunkel album… or in the local weekly newspaper which, coincidentally, is where a black and white version of this photo was published … 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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How to get your digital camera back after you’ve lost it

. My girlfriend recently lost her pocket digital camera, on the data stick were a months worth of baby photos… maybe two. Which, when you’re the parent of that baby, sucks in large ways. She’s been pretty messed up about … Continue reading

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Finding Shambhala On A Mother’s Shoulder

. There is nothing so self-unaware, self-unconscious, so blissed out as a (non-teething) baby. They don’t even really exist, physically, to their own senses… I’d imagine the first six months of being a baby would be a lot like living … Continue reading

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