For the last day of summer vacation, we headed up to Gatineau Park. I had hoped to spend the day on the beach, savouring every last second of summer before grabbing some ice cream at La Cigale, but Mother Nature decided not to cooperate. Instead, we put on our jackets and headed out for a … More King Mountain
Wow, 13 days since the last post, and not one message, e-mail, or wall post complaining about the lengthy layoff. Either you’re a tolerant lot, or it’s a sign of overwhelming indifference. I’m nearing the end of my second week of not going to work. Some people refer to that as a “vacation”, but I … More Back to Our Regularly Scheduled Programming
We have a new alarm clock. It’s way more effective than the old one as it’s pretty much impossible to ignore without unpleasant consequences. It requires no batteries, and has proven very reliable in recent weeks. Every morning between 06:30 and 06:45, I awaken to the pitter patter of footsteps coming toward the bed. This … More Our New Alarm Clock
With two boys under the age of five, I probably spend about thirty hours a week answering questions. Some days, it seems like I’m faced with a constant stream of queries about totally unrelated topics. One minute K’s asking me if I know where his puppy is, the next second A is asking me how … More Daddy, Can I Ask You A Question?
The story you are about to read is true. Only the names have been changed to protect the innocent. _____________________________________ Sunday began like any other Sunday. The Father and Mother took their two young children to the museum in the morning and returned home for a healthy and nutritious lunch. With a yawn, the youngest … More The Great Escape