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Friday Miscellany

The last week of summer vacation is drawing to a close and I made a conscious effort to avoid work at all costs over the past few days so that we could make the most of it. This translated into lots of Lego-building, doll-dressing-and-undressing, story-reading and general relaxing. It’s been great and I think AdamContinue Reading

Friday Miscellany

Today is Todd’s <cough>thirty-fourth</cough> birthday. Happy Birthday to my awesome husband — since we started dating when he was 17 years old, we’ve now been together just about half of his life. (I’m sure he thinks it feels a lot longer, though. Hopefully in a good way.) We’re going out for dinner tonight to celebrate (I’mContinue Reading

Friday Miscellany

Well, apparently I spoke too soon yesterday when I said that Leah hadn’t yet expressed much concern or interest in adoption. Last night, for the first time, she wanted to “blow lots of kisses to Korea” and then asked “Where I live when I a baby?” Huh. So we chatted for a bit about herContinue Reading

Friday Miscellany

It’s only the first week of July and I’m already completely over summer. The extreme heat alerts need to stop before cabin fever takes over and I’m left with a mutiny on my hands. If this keeps up I’ll be waking up the kids to visit the playground at 3 a.m. and then letting themContinue Reading

Friday Miscellany

Adam and I continue to enjoy our Friday afternoon coffee dates — this has quickly become one of my favourite events of the week (and not just because I get to drink coffee). Today we spent our time mapping out our summer vacation: Adam has serious plans, involving math, science, baking, knitting and sewing. He’s alreadyContinue Reading