Monthly Archives: June 2007

Confirmed: I hate beaches.

Brianna’s classmates decided to hold a year end gathering at the beach at Port Dover today. They invited everyone in the class, asking that several parents stay all day as chaperones, and Brianna was begging to go. Now, there was … Continue reading

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It’s summer!

Well, today was the kids’ last day of school for the summer.  I didn’t have to work this morning so I got up at my usual time to prepare lunches. As I was putting in the ice packs and juice … Continue reading

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So excited!

Counting today – which really shouldn’t count, since it’s over half done – there are only three more days of school! Friday is our first day of summer vacation! And we can’t wait! Regular readers know that last Sept as … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s party

Today was Grandpa’s 90th birthday party!   A bit of background for those who don’t know….I was adopted as an infant, and 7 years ago was reunited with my maternal birth family. Unfortunately my birth mom had passed over, but … Continue reading

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Flying – or driving – by the seat of your pants!

I was on call yesterday and today. Yesterday I went in, sat around for just over an hour and was sent home because I wasn’t needed. That was cool. Today I was starting to think I wasn’t needed, since it … Continue reading

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It followed me home….well, it tried to….

I went off to work this morning to be "on call", which basically means I lounge in the drivers’ lounge and wait to see if someone calls in sick, or breaks down, or whatever, then I sail off on their … Continue reading

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Damn, I’m gullible!

Disclaimer: The following story does not indicate a prejudice on the part of the writer towards Native Canadians. This story just happened to occur on  the Indian Reserve, but in truth, it could have happened anywhere, as kids are the … Continue reading

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