Childhood

A Climb To Remember

Looking back, the summer of 1990 was a rough time for everyone involved. The Gulf War was in full swing, a sharp recession swept the global economy, and MC Hammer’s “Can’t Touch This” was a number one single. As if these atrocities weren’t enough, it was also the year my mom went back to work … Continue reading

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Friday Five

It’s been a long week, amiright guys? Thanks for sticking it out with me for another week of daily posts. Just to recap, I: Ate Everything In New York Read and Reviewed A Few Books  Embarrassed Myself In An Art Gallery; and Admitted to Wearing a Lot of Really Ridiculous Stuff in High School.  If … Continue reading

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Workouts, Wild Turkeys and Way Too Much Time On My Hands

Greetings from Canada’s Ocean Playground! I’ve been in Nova Scotia for about a week now, visiting with family and friends, lazing on the beach, and basically living the life of a bored housewife with way too much time on her hands. It’s all really great and relaxing-  except for the WILD TURKEY who has taken up residence … Continue reading

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Coffee Talk

Did anyone else automatically think of Linda Richman when they read the title of this post? No? Just me? So I flew into Halifax around midnight last night and crashed on my sister’s couch for the night. I was then  awoken at 6:30 a.m. (that’s 5:30 Toronto time) by my 8-year-old niece Lola standing approximately 10 centimetres from my face, whispering “BREE” emphatically.  I … Continue reading