Monthly Archives: February 2009

you take the good, you take the bad (you are totally singing now, eh?)

my parents’ Golden, Roxee, is super sick.You all remember Roxee, right? The famous apple-eating puppy video? We found out recently that Miss Roxee has lymphoma. She goes in today for a bone marrow test and her first treatment. Needless to say, our family is very sad right now. last night,…

typical

Emily lost a tooth today that wasn’t loose. the tooth that has been loose for almost a year, the one that has the adult tooth grown in UNDERNEATH it (think: my daughter = shark), the one she talks about non-frigging-stop, however, is still in. not coming out. ever. TYPICAL Emily….

sideswept. my brain and my van.

some little fucker in a pimped-out honda civic hatchback came thisclose to hitting me this morning and so, basically, i forgot everything i was going to tell you. Now, the only thing i can think about is who the hell pimps out a honda civic? also, who drives hatchbacks? i…

an awfully big adventure (or: bomb. dropped.)

When i married my husband almost 11 years ago, i made what i considered (and still consider) to be a huge sacrifice. i moved to another country, gave up my family and my friends and my college to become part of his. (and trust me when i say that any…

help me help my feet and my boobs

I’m slightly embarrassed to tell you about my history with exercising. it looks a little something like this… ali joins a gym. ali gets all super excited about the gym and actually! goes! ali falls in love with the inner and outer thigh machines. ali even gets brave enough to…

a there’s-no-sugar-in-pixie-sticks and zoo-popsicle kind of family day

it’s Family Day in Ontario today. aha. another one of those silly Canadian made up holidays. see also? Simcoe Day in August. an excuse to give us a day off. you don’t really see me complaining. oh, wait, it’s a holiday but FedEx is still working and the delivery dude…

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