Tag Archives: Creative Cat

Happy Harry Day

Tonight I take Cat, Queenie, and two of Cat’s friends to the midnight opening of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. In IMAX 3D, because that was the only theater that had five tickets available. First we will … Continue reading

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Four Different Kinds of Awesome in One Sentence

Ten-year-old Creative Cat, while preparing spring rolls with me: “When I go to university, I’ll probably have to make spring rolls with a pot of oil on the stove because I won’t have a deep fryer.” Yes. To all of … Continue reading

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Double Second and She Couldn’t Be Happier

Okay, I’m just going to have to come out and say it. I’m too busy to blog much these days. I’m sorry about that, but that’s just how it is. No amount of me resolving to do better is going … Continue reading

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She’s a Phenom

Creative Cat won her climbing competition on Saturday. For those keeping track at home, she’s three for three now in winning first prize for her age category in climbing competitions. She was amazing in Montreal. She climbed with her usual skill … Continue reading

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Love is Facing A Long Cold Drive this Weekend

This Saturday I will wake up at 6 am, drag my pre-teen out of her cozy bed, and drive two and a half hours to a city in another province. Creative Cat has a bouldering competition this weekend. As much as I enjoy … Continue reading

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Invasion of the Tooth People?

Conversation from my house this past weekend: My Uncle Tio, while perusing the calendar on the fridge: “It’s only the second day of the month and you only have four days free! What the hell? Oh look, you have Eastern Orthodox Christmas … Continue reading

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This is All Nature

Sometimes I like to flatter myself that my kids are wonderful because I made them that way. Especially when I receive compliments on my children from teachers or other authority figures, I want to preen a little and gloat to myself … Continue reading

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