Tag Archives: human behavior

Easy Riders

I walked with Griffin to the park yesterday while he proudly rode his red tricycle. He’s getting quite good at getting around on his wheels. He probably triked over a mile on this little expedition. “I know, I so strong.” … Continue reading

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Be My Own Stage Manager

Writing the post “Overheard in My Brain,” while also being great fun to write, gave me an epiphany: I need to be my own stage manager. The stage manager has a cue-book, with the script, the blocking and all the … Continue reading

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Overheard in My Brain

LB: Hey, RB, the alarm is going, we’ve gotta get up. RB: spiff fff, mynne leeffing LB: What? I can’t hear you with your face in the pillow. RB: Piss off! I’m sleeping! LB: Well, we did agree that we would … Continue reading

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Private Guilt vs. Public Judgment

Since this post, I’ve been really trying to sever my links between food and guilt. I’ve been listening to what my body wants to eat and giving it that no matter how much my nutrition indoctrination screams otherwise. And that’s interesting, because … 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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Tentatively X-Rated

Why do you visit me here? Is it to find out what cute things my kids are saying? Do you expect to get some pithy observations that probably have already been made by other people in more observant and humourous … Continue reading

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Son and seagulls

I took my two oldest children to Granville Island last week. I had to get ready for the trade show and I figured they could hang out while I gathered what I needed. Our first stop was of course Laurelle’s Deli … Continue reading

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Job Descriptions? We don’t need no stinkin’ job descriptions!

I was a lifeguard/swimming instructor all through my university years. This job was a logical extension of my love of water–I am after all a Pisces. I had spent all my summers from grade three onwards being a pool rat … Continue reading

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