Category Archives: about me

Getting my feet wet

Hello anyone who is still out there…..  I haven’t blogged in ages and am not sure if I might begin again.  I feel like I’ve kind of lost my voice and I am also thinking about how much I want … Continue reading

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Scott has been gone on business for a few days. I woke up the other morning to find this list on the counter: Taylor is following in his father’s footsteps; both in helpfulness and the need to write lists. Scott … Continue reading

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Of blogging and such

So at the end of the year WordPress sends out a report sharing various statistics about one’s blog. It confirmed for me what I knew already.  This past year I have not been very active compared to the previous years. … Continue reading

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“You don’t match, Mommy” I was informed by Annika. I glanced down at my outfit and thought I didn’t realize there was a rule that you had to match your four year old. “Why don’t I match?”, I asked.  “Well … Continue reading

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I generally don’t consider myself an impulsive person. I kind of like predictability in my life. Some might describe me as a little type A personality. I have routines and like to stick to them. But then I hear of … Continue reading

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The need to read

Here’s a confession.  I am a compulsive reader.  I read cereal boxes, directions, catalogs, floor plans  as well as more conventional material.  I have always been this way as far back as I can remember.  Books were my constant companion … Continue reading

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My American Girl

Who would have thought I’d be living in America, with an American hubby, and four American born children?  When I was a teen I always thought I’d end up marrying a red-neck farmer in southern Ontario, and have to get … Continue reading

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