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→ March 18, 2011
BufferShe can drink legally (in Alberta, anyway) and she can vote.
Our dream daughter Maddy turned 18 today and life is about to change.
First, no more permission forms. At 18, she can grant herself permission to go on field trips at school and even excuse herself from class. And there’s no point making her doctor’s appointments [...]
→ January 23, 2011
BufferIf you enjoy nature and are looking for an authentic interactive natural experience for you and your family, then feeding chickadees by the riverside in Edmonton is the perfect outing. All you need is a bag of bird seed and some patience and you can have tiny chickadees eating out of your hand.
I’m relatively newish to [...]
→ January 2, 2011
BufferWe’ve just completed our first cruise as a family and generally it went pretty well. I spent much of the cruise feeling like an outsider trying to understand the culture of cruising. By no means am I an expert after one cruise, but having been through the process I have learned a few things that [...]
→ December 31, 2010
BufferWe just completed our first cruise vacation as a family and, while the verdict is still out on whether we will repeat it again in the future, the pictures are great. (If I don’t say so myself.)
I’m working on a longer piece on the ups and downs of cruising (hey, there’s a nice title for [...]