Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sorry, Anne Enright. MYSELF Had to Put Down Your Forgotten Waltz.

I make grammar mistakes. I’m sure that I make them all the time on this here blog. I mean, hell, just recently, I wasn’t really paying attention and only read part of a tweet and totally made the wrong grammar call. Luckily for me, of course, it was TwitterGrammar and…

I Want to Be Thornton Melon

Now that our children are older and require decidedly fewer annoying accoutrements, the husband and I have made a conscious effort to try to do more things with them. It’s much easier to navigate through all the awesome things we have at our fingertips here in Toronto without needing strollers…

Inside Ali’s Closet: Week of September 19th

September 19th, 2011 Sweater: Anthropologie Skirt: RW&Co Boots: Aldo September 20th, 2011 Dress: Anthropologie Shoes: Jessica Simpson September 21st, 2011 Sweater: Anthropologie Jeans: 7 for all Mankind Shoes: Aldo September 22nd, 2011 Shirt: LOFT Skirt: RW&Co Shoes: Madden Girl September 23rd, 2011 Sweater: Jacob Jeans: True Religion Boots: Nine West

Pride. I Have It. And So We Eat Frozen Yogurt.

Last night after dinner we had celebratory Menchie’s. There was no way around it, really, as we now have a President in our midst. Yes. That’s right. She decided—about 10 years ago—that she would run for student government. She was born into this, it’s not really her fault. Her Zaydie,…

Oh, Fall. You Have Already Broken Me.

This is a story about self control. And how I have none. Every morning I go to the exact same Tim Hortons and order the exact same thing—large coffee with milk and splenda. The ladies who work in the Queen and Yonge street location know me by name and have…

A Tale of Bad Business. Also, I Lie to You. Twice.

My day starts at 5:45. In the morning. I race through my morning routine. Join the rat race through the underbelly of Toronto. I work a full day. I join the rat race home. I eat dinner with my family. I do supervise three sets of nightly homework. I watch…

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