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Jump! JUMP for the Math!

For the last 3 days I have watched in growing astonishment as my LD, ADHD, Aspergers daughter has completed multiple pages of…wait for it…MATH WORKSHEETS–fractions no less–with focus, attention and understanding. The work has been tidy and she’s completed it … Continue reading

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My Vocal Coach

My very excellent vocal coach finally got herself a MySpace page and Facebook presence. I knew she worked with some famous people, but holy cow. Check it out: http://www.myspace.com/taylorefox I’m impressed. What an amazing life she’s led.

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Rajaton

I had a perfect evening on Wednesday. My friend (and voice teacher) and I went to see the Finnish a capella ensemble Rajaton perform at the Festival Vancouver. First, we went to the Shaughnessy Restaurant at Van Dusen Gardens. We sat … Continue reading

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Iolanthe (Ahem…The Fairy Queen!) Re-visited

 Well, I’ve packed my bags and moved out of Fairyland. It’s been a bit of a culture shock getting back into the so-called “real world” and I must say it’s a bit over-rated. I am still in post-play exhaustion but … Continue reading

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Iolanthe

Here I am. The Fairy Queen from Gilbert and Sullivan’s Iolanthe. Check out those eyelashes! They are feathers if you can believe it. I love them a whole bunch more than I thought I would. I’m not sure what that … Continue reading

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Twister for the Brain

Buckle up. This one will require you to twist your brain into knots. It may be a bumpy ride. I am fascinated by yesterday’s post about Guilty Pleasures when I saw how much guilt we have around food. This isn’t the first … Continue reading

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Starvation or Eating Disorder?

Imagine that you encounter a child who is suffering from malnutrition. In our western world of syndromes and isms, the child would likely be thought to have an eating disorder. My first questions would be: Does she have an eating disorder … Continue reading

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There’s a Chip for That?

So, I pick up my mail from my mail drawer at work this morning. And a co-worker has very kindly dropped off my Sun Run stuff (we’ve got enough people for a team this year–go us!). I look at the … Continue reading

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Stranger Than Fiction–10 Ways I Love Thee

If you’re a regular reader, you might by now have guessed that, for the most part, I’m not really what they call an “early-adopter.” That’s why you will see reviews of things that are long since yesterday’s news. But I don’t … Continue reading

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Trade Show Report

I’m back. My feet still hurt. I think I managed to do some selling, but you know nothing’s certain until people sign on that dotted line, so this week is all about the follow-up. Whatever. Like you want to know … Continue reading

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