Monthly Archives: January 2014

I hope you don’t change

I was 29 years old when I acquired my first management job. Management wasn’t something I ever thought I aspired to. I was a teacher. But when the position came up I was in the mood for a new challenge, … Continue reading

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No place like home

The up side to attending university in your home town is that you can live with your parents. The down side to attending university in your home town is that you can live with your parents. So there I was, 5 … Continue reading

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Who are you?

Well I’ll be. At some point last night whilst I lay sleeping, one of you clicked “Follow” and became number 500. When I started blogging a little over four months ago, my expectations lay somewhere on the continuum between “international fame” … Continue reading

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Helpful Cat

The clock radio blinked 5:40 am. Saturday morning. I remembered to turn off the alarm on my phone last night, and the alarm on my clock. I have not yet figured out how to turn off the cat. She starts … Continue reading

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Mirror Mirror

The events of the past week have me reflecting on reflection. I started a new class this week. In addition to my day job, I teach a university course once or twice a year. The course I’m teaching currently is … Continue reading

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Don’t Crack Up

  “Now listen to me.” And listen we did. Mom rarely used such a stern tone, and the fierce expression that had suddenly replaced her normally placid demeanor left no question in my thirteen-year-old mind that we were about to … Continue reading

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Out of the Picture

My friend posted our first grade class photo on Facebook for fun, and I was reminded that I’m not actually in it. I remember lots of things about grade one. I have a vivid memory of being very scared on … Continue reading

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