Author Archives: KK

Build something

My advice from life: When your heart is breaking, build something. Turn the hammer that thumped you in the gut into the tool used to knock down walls. When your mind races and chases sleep away, double check your math. … Continue reading

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Yes. My husband is a great dad. Stop saying it.

Our family of three just got back from a great little “pre-return to work holiday.” And it was just what the doctor ordered. Except for one little thing: the number of people who complimented my husband. Before I launch into … Continue reading

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How being a new mom affects my vote

As a new mom, I’ve been relatively quiet this election. I’ve been focussing less on politics and more on the day-to-day needs of keeping a six-month-old alive and growing. But that doesn’t mean I don’t care. In fact, in many ways, … Continue reading

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Experiments in colour and failure

Last week’s passing of Ted Harrison reminded me of a challenge I had posed to myself, but hadn’t yet followed through on. So, here we go… About a year ago, I decided to take an acrylic painting class. (Sometimes I … Continue reading

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Love and other bumps

Dear “Zed,” Over the course of your life, we’ll make you many promises – and they’ll reflect the love, many dreams and hopes we have for you. Granted, on occasion we will falter, but we’ll spend each day making efforts … Continue reading

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