Monthly Archives: October 2010

Happy Halloween!

  I love Halloween. Always have done. I loved getting dressed up and running around door to door trick or treating. When I was older, I loved opening the door and seeing all the great costumes while I handed out … Continue reading

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Missing a mom

Two years ago today my mother-in-law passed away. Today I won’t get into the inefficiencies of our medical system that allowed it to happen, which still infuriates me. Today I just miss her. I miss doing her groceries every Friday … Continue reading

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Farewell enrichment program

I just finished writing a letter that made me cry. I hate when that happens. The letter was to the teachers at the enrichment program Sean attends every Thursday, letting them know tomorrow will be his last day there. And that … Continue reading

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New Hamsters…

Warning, cuteness alert. Brianna’s birthday is this Sunday, and for her birthday we bought her a new pair of dwarf hamsters. Her previous, much-loved pair had died back in the late winter and early spring, and it was about time for … Continue reading

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WKO Championships, part trois,

After both kids had competed – and won – they got changed, and we headed out for lunch, then home for some quiet time (read that, nap for me!) before the banquet at night. I’m not going to say anything … Continue reading

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WKO Championships, part deux.

The opening ceremonies finally got underway, beginning with a procession of cadets carrying flags of participating countries, followed by an RCMP officer in dress uniform. He was followed by members of the Six Nations Native tribes, who also performed dances … Continue reading

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World Karate Organization, 6th Competition

I daresay the next few posts will be devoted to our escapades of this past weekend, since it was pretty busy, so without further ado… The kids were supposed to be at Mohawk College by 5:30 to be ready for … Continue reading

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