April 2007

Yay day

19 April 2007 yay day

Back in the day, before I had all things bloggy (and Facebook-y) to satisfy my online urges, I spent a lot of time on bulletin boards – in particular, on IVF Connections. One feature I always liked was the brag thread, where people would talk about how baby rolled over for the first time, or […]

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Fancy feets

18 April 2007 It IS all about me

You know that snowstorm that wallopped the Northeastern USA, Ontario, Quebec and the Maritime provinces on Monday? Yah, sorry about that. Mea culpa. You see, I bought some new spring shoes on the weekend, thus condemning us to at least six more weeks of winter (I’m far more reliable than Wiarton Willie or Punxsutawney Phil!) […]

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How cool am I?

18 April 2007 It IS all about me

How cool am I? Why, thanks for asking. I am, in fact, way wicked cool. And terribly impressed with my sassy self at just this moment. What’s got me so excited? Tickets to see Rush in concert, baby! The last great concert I need to see. I’ve been a Rush fan since I was ten […]

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Post script – the conversation

17 April 2007 Working and mothering

I wanted to tell you that I finally managed to find enough courage to call our daycare provider and talk to her on the weekend, but I feel sad and melancholy about it now. It’s surprisingly hard to talk about it. I had called her Sunday morning with the intention of meeting up with her […]

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The one about Facebook

16 April 2007 How I love the Interwebs

Back when I started blogging in January of 2005, a lot of my friends rolled their eyes. Half of them had no idea what the hell a blog was, and those that did (I’m looking at you, Übergeek!) thought blogs were the domain of tech geeks and lovesick 14 year old diarists – not 30-something […]

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Simon and the Incredibles

13 April 2007 Simon

I’ve posted before about how Tristan’s increasing facility with the computer never fails to amaze me. Now, of course, Simon is hot on his heels. Beloved has just set him up with his favourite Incredibles game, and he is clicking contentedly when suddenly he complains, “Mom! The game shut down!” This is a problem with […]

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Dani’s day out in Toronto

13 April 2007 Life, the Universe and Everything

After thirteen hours away and $150 in taxi fares, I’m back from my conference yesterday. I love traveling for business. I feel like such a grown-up. I’m a very infrequent flier, though, and I made a couple of rookie mistakes. As I mentioned, I had to get up at four in the morning to catch […]

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My husband is a dumbass

12 April 2007 Editorial asides

I’m flying into Toronto for a marketing conference tomorrow – well, today by the time you’re reading this. My flight leaves Ottawa at 6 am, and I arrive in Toronto at 7:05. (In order to make my flight, I have to be at the airport at 5 am, which means getting up just after 4 […]

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On waste and waist management

11 April 2007 It IS all about me

I’ve been trudging along on my healthy-living / weight-loss campaign. I was doing okay in fits and starts – didn’t lose anything for the month of January, lost steadily a pound a week through February and into March and then it happened. The pepperoni arrived and blew my diet all to hell. I was doing […]

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Breaking up is hard to do

10 April 2007 Working and mothering

It’s been a while since I talked about my daycare situation. The good news is we found someone we really like, close to home, with reasonable rates and summertime flexibility. I’m so so so happy with her, and can’t wait to move the boys over there. They will start on May 14, and she is […]

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