Monthly Archives: May 2014

Brr….brr….

It was 19 C in the house when we got up yesterday though it felt colder rolling out of bed. Cold and grumpy is how I usually feel in the morning until the kettle boils and a cup of tea … Continue reading

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Bites and bones

Bruno has proved to be a boon to our daughter. He has helped her with her anxiety, she gets outside regularly to walk him and all in all she is healthier with him that she was without him. That being … Continue reading

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Concordia Theatre

“Acting is a nice childish profession – pretending you’re someone else and, at the same time, selling yourself.” Lynn’s favourite actress was Katharine Hepburn and no doubt she would have agreed with Hepburn’s sentiments on acting. Lynn worked in the … Continue reading

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Tout que change tout c’est la meme chose

“Your request was discussed at our weekly meeting and our manager advises that the current policy requires exam applicants to either live or work in Alberta.” Quebec has a reputation for being parochial but it seems to be a trait … Continue reading

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Done

Yesterday our son snapchatted a photo of our empty living room with the caption Mother’s Day at our house. To the point and not absent of humour. Their grandmother, Lynn’s mother obviously, had dinner with us and hung around for … Continue reading

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Misreading – misunderstanding – misery

Well the last part of the title is a bit of a stretch but it may be an apt description after last night’s quiz debacle. The way NAIT self teaching works is by a combination of thick spiral bound tomes … Continue reading

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Not available to Québec residents…..

It was in a Kentucky Fried Chicken outlet on the end of Sources road just above Pierrefonds Boulevard in 1995. Popcorn chicken was on the menu and still a relatively new item for some of us. I was standing in … Continue reading

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Eureka moments (kind of wish I was writing about Newtons and ratios)

Linear velocity was the issue. The question was about what the final speed of a car was after decelerating from a speed of U from the speed of V given that it travelled S distances over a period of T … Continue reading

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