Category Archives: family

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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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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Sun Running: fear, family and a bit of fitness

Confession: my greatest fear is of failing. And while I know I’m not alone in that, the sad reality is, it has controlled more of my life than I would like to admit. When faced with a challenge, there’s a … Continue reading

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5 lessons in love…a Granny’s wisdom

My Granny is dying – and not in the “we all die someday” kind of way. She has cancer in multiple organs. The tumours are getting bigger, the pain reduction surgery didn’t work and now the palliative care drugs are … Continue reading

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The Trudy Policy

About a year ago I created a new personal philosophy/social experiment of sorts: I called it the Trudy Policy. Trudy is my belated Grandma. (I also have an old Eaton road bike named after her…but that’s a different story.) It’s … Continue reading

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