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My daughter died while being delivered on Friday afternoon

. Evangeline, my daughter, died while being delivered on Friday. My girlfriend’s water broke last Tuesday, while Evangeline was in her 22nd-week. The doctors and nurses at the Ottawa General did everything they could to keep Diane healthy, and Evangeline … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Repetitive cacophony

. A few years ago there was an episode of Family Guy called “Stewie Loves Lois”, where Stewie — the family baby who has spent most of his life trying to kill his mother — suddenly starts to appreciate everything … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Like a fish

We finally took Victor swimming in the Rouge River. There’s a public beach in Quebec right at the place where the Rouge runs into the Ottawa River, so technically Victor had his first river swim in two rivers. It’s not … Continue reading

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Little Victor Update | Victori spolia

. For a lot of reasons this is the first update on my son in almost two months. Mostly the lack of updates is because I’ve been spending more time with Victor, which means less time for writing… or sleeping, … 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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Little Victor Update | One year ago today

. Victor finally has an age. He is a full year old. His original due date was January 10, 2010, and his original name would have been Victor Binary Landriault… so his being premature might have been a good thing. … Continue reading

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