Remember to be Human

Yesterday, three people died. Actually, I pretty positive that hundreds of thousands more died around the world, but it’s the death of these three that has me tied in knots. I did not know them. It’s been decades since I’ve even lived in the area. But that senseless four-car pile-up is an aching reminder of all the loss and injustice […]

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Things I’m Lovin’ Sunday #1

Everyone is familiar with the ‘Throwback Thursday’…I mean, who doesn’t have a FaceBook feed covered in embarrassing pictures which somehow capture moments that are special to us? I enjoy the thought, but I’ve decided to institute something new: ‘Things I’m Lovin’ Sunday’. Although I’m sure these posts will be completely random, I think it’s important to remind myself of positive […]

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Vaccination anyone?

Well, today is not the day to write about the politics of vaccinations…it fills me with anxiety and a sudden burst of obsessive hand-washing. Facemask anyone? No, not politics. Today is the day, however, I will write about a recent vaccination story. First off, I will say that there are many terrifying medical decisions that have to be made for your […]

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Baby Mama

So I totally have the best ‘blog neglect excuse’ ever…since I last wrote an actual entry, I grew a baby, survived a high-risk pregnancy, and gave birth to an awesomely healthy 7lb baby boy… My next accomplishment? I kept him alive through the murky fog of early mom-brain. Everyone tells you about pregnancy brain – the inability to think clearly and […]

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Paging Dr. Muise…

It’s funny how siblings evolve…and how they take different paths. I was just reminded to send out ‘good energy’ to the universe because my little brother is defending his Ph.D. thesis today. We may soon have a ‘doctor’ in the family! It’s been a long road for him with a decade of post-secondary work, but it seems to be what […]

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Words from a CFA…

I wonder when a ‘southerner’ becomes a ‘northerner’. If you’re born and raised somewhere outside of Nunavut, can you ever say you’re from the north? I grew up in a small community in Nova Scotia and, though some families were very large and had multiple branches, mine wasn’t. Other than my parents and siblings, no one shared my last name. […]

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