Category Archives: Observatory

Have you seen SunSilk Hairapy Anti-Poof 24/7 Hair Creme?

If my life wasn’t complicated enough, it seems it’s getting harder and harder to find SunSilk Hairapy Anti-Poof 24/7 Hair Creme. I was at Shopper’s Drug Mart the other day (to fill a prescription thank you), home of the nefarious … Continue reading

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Read it again and again and again Mommy.

The five-year-old has a new obsession: Cars and Trucks and Things that Go. The book is missing its cover, the first 8 pages and comes in two sections, courtesy of the abuse he bestowed upon it when he didn’t want … Continue reading

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Ode to a lost feild.

If you follow my sister’s blog (or are my sister) you may already be aware that my mother has started going through 2 steamer trunks full of old schoolwork. If not, catch up here. I found an undated, unsigned essay … Continue reading

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Wahoo Wednesday — Theatre Edition

I love this new theatre company’s website: The Room.  Even their press releases are awesome. My favourite page is the blog page: Blog is a dumb word. Especially when you stare at it for too long. The sound of “blog” … Continue reading

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Who put that card reader here?

We have had an ongoing battle with our personal household Gollum who seems to have developed a taste for all things camera-related. First it was the card reader, then the battery charger, then the card reader that I bought to replace … Continue reading

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It’s weird, I turned 40 last month, and suddenly I have a hankering to go see a play.

I attended a play the other night. The audience demographic let’s just say was skewed toward the blue rinse crowd. The average age of the crowd appeared to be about 70. So, this was not just a grey-haired crowd, it was a thinning … Continue reading

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Michael Merzenich on TED

Here’s Michael Merzenich of Scientific Learning (and Fast ForWord fame).  

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