A Love Letter to the Library

A Love Letter to the Library

“What is your experience as a library user” I was asked. I paused for a moment before explaining, briefly, how I spent my childhood visiting them, and now take my own kids. I confessed a love of books, of writing, and of learning. Less than a week later I...
Snowflakes

Snowflakes

The snow fell more heavily on our faces as we stood in unseasonably warm weather. The two of us waited patiently in the schoolyard to pick up the older kids.  The 3 year old, well 4 next week, followed a group of older children around. “Lets go somewhere...
Transition Update: September 28/2016

Transition Update: September 28/2016

Normally I try and publish these on Tuesdays but this week has been absolutely insanely busy, plus yesterday I was sick. I’m still sick, but hey, life goes on when you have 5 kids and responsibilities. Plus being down in my office writing is a lot easier than...
Harry Potter Party Review

Harry Potter Party Review

Last night we had the opportunity to attend the Harry Potter Party in Winnipeg’s Assiniboine Park. The party was put on by a local independently run bookstore called McNally Robinson. Although I will admit I usually do my book shopping on Amazon or at Chapters...
Everyday Life – June 18th, 2016

Everyday Life – June 18th, 2016

I haven’t been able to update in the past couple of days because a) we haven’t really done anything interesting and b) I’ve been dealing with some personal issues. Either way, here’s our latest family adventure. Today we checked out our local...
Everyday Life – June 11th, 2016

Everyday Life – June 11th, 2016

Our Costco membership expired and we were finally brave enough to renew it today. The older kids hate going to Costco, so they visited with Gramma for a bit while we went out with the twins. We only went for “3 things” which turned into a $250 trip after...