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I feel like I can shout: It’s finally here! Although it’s sometimes been rather cloudy, often grey and sometimes very windy, I can still feel it in the air: Spring! I relished in the warm wind yesterday that whisked my hair into an unruly mess. I savoured the joy of being in my spring jacket and [...]

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Now that Emmerson is pretty proficient in walking (and running!) the thing she loves most to do is walk home from daycare. Luckily the weather has been milder and it’s not far from our house so we can managed to “walka walka” home more afternoons than not. I’m always amazed at how each trip is [...]

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It was a brunching weekend! After two delicious brunches with perfect company, I have to say I am completely satisfied with the last two days (the time change notwithstanding as man it sucks to lose an hour!) On Saturday we had our friends and their little ones over who are all about the same age [...]

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Don’t worry your pretty little heads I am not trying to write my own wacky and ill-titled children’s book; the title of today’s post reflects my day. Like many in the downtown Toronto core, I arrived at work and found people spilling out of the place and into the street and the high rise I [...]

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“Om-a! Om-a! Om-a!” my daughter is pointing emphatically at the computer screen. She’s just ambled up to me as I am sitting on the chair and on Twitter and she’s asking to Skype my mother, her Oma (which is grandmother in German) who she speaks and sees daily via this wonderful tool. (By the way, [...]

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I have a number of friends who despite being fabulous, attractive and smart, remain single and unattached. Now I am not including the few who are perfectly content ambling around dating those who cross their paths and moving on just as fast. I am thinking of the ones who would really like to find someone [...]

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Today is the ninth anniversary of as 9-11, when two planes crashed purposefully into the World Trade Centre in New York, killing thousands, affecting the lives of hundreds of thousands directly and shaking the foundation of nearly everyone in the world. Most of us mark this anniversary by remembering where we were and what we [...]

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In the first few moments after I gave birth and discovered we had a baby daughter (and after I found out she was healthy of course!) my first thought was: “YAY! A girl! I can’t wait to go and find her the cutest outfits and I can’t wait to take her shopping!” Yes, it’s true. [...]

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