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→ July 23, 2010
BufferMy first trip back to Toronto, my hometown of 46 years, has certainly been an interesting experience in contrasts over the past week.
The old familiar streets and neighbourhoods are here, but there are new developments. And the old construction projects are now finished and looking like new, while completely new projects are being started. When [...]
→ July 10, 2010
BufferIt is now clear to me.
We get one month of summer – if we are lucky. July. And my friend Joan says by late July you can already feel it turning, cooling off – cycling down into the depths of winter. Well, she didn’t put it that way exactly, but that’s what I heard.
→ July 5, 2010
To Edmonton, that is. Moved here from Toronto about a year ago. And I like it here.
Since arriving, though, I’ve come across a few things that people say about the weather that, well, don’t seem quite true to me.
Here are a few of my favourites:
“It’s a dry cold.”
This is the most common response [...]
→ October 16, 2009
BufferThe morning started early today. Maddy had a field trip to the Calgary Zoo. The bus left her school at 6:00 am sharp, so we were up at 5:20 am and at school by 5:55 am. (I will not go into any of the details surrounding her alarm not going off, me making her lunch [...]