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Flower girl

I don’t get a lot of pedicures. That doesn’t mean I have monkey feet, as one friend would say; I have very cute feet, thank you very much. I just don’t have $25 to spend every week and a half when I have a perfectly good train case full of nail polish at home. That […]

Where’s Ducky when you need him?

We live in downtown Toronto, which means even on a clear night, we don’t see a lot of stars. We see the bright ones, the big ones, but those tiny ones that look like scattered sugar just don’t pop. You know how when you’re trying to look at one of those faint stars, you look […]

L’espoire

“You should just start saving, Mama.”

“Saving?”

“Ya. For Paris.”

Let’s just clear something up here: I’m not going to Paris. Or rather, I’m not going to Paris anytime soon. I have, mind you, informed Rob that he is taking me to Paris for my 40th birthday, so he has precious more than 15 months […]

Magnolia

I adore spring. I know fall is most people’s favourite season, and I love a good whiff of woodsmoke while I’m crunching through leaves as much as the next girl. But there is nothing in any of the other seasons that approaches spring for knocking you over with the incredible gorgeousness that is life.

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Computer Girl

I have an iPod. No YOU shut up. It is SO a big deal. Until last week, I was still calling them Walkmen, so the fact that I can even spell iPod is pretty darn exciting. Through the generosity or possibly pity of my friend Sandy, I am now the proud if slightly confused owner […]

Brought to you by the letter T. For tool.

This whole blog-computer-internet thing is cool and all, but honestly it feels a bit like having promised in a moment of inebriated enthusiasm to do something like go parachuting tomorrow. As soon as we sober up. It’s not the writing bit, it’s the computer bit. I’ve decided to name my seven-year-old PowerBook Trusty, just ’cause […]