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Siblings…

It is National Siblings Day today… I have been blessed with 2 younger brothers.  They were a pain in my butt as well as knowingI can count on them.  My boys have a ridiculous amount of siblings.  They fight all … Continue reading

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Traditions

Sanj and Zachary are back from their 10 year trip.  It’s tradition… on the boys 10th  year,  they chose a place to go with Sanj for the weekend.  It’s one on one time and something they each cherish. You’re right, … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Beef Wellington

It’s been a roller coaster of a weekend.  Yet it’s Sunday and I am here to say I made it!!!  Last week was Josh’s 9th birthday.  How much I love this child!  Despite all the times I feel too old … Continue reading

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Cousin Love, Toilet Fun and Baby Days…

Teddy, Tina and Trina are Sanj’s first cousins.  Their dads are brothers. Sanj lived with their family while he was going to school at George Washington in Maryland.  I met them  probably 26 + years ago.  They were young … … Continue reading

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Head Biting, Skiing and Time Changes

It’s that time to change the clocks back.  We lose an hour of sleep.  I’m glad that this time change is occurring during March Break so we can adjust to the loss of sleep by the time school is back … Continue reading

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Pancake Tuesday and Seniors…

Today is still crazy cold.  I feel bad because I saw Josh’s snow pant was left behind.  I didn’t see it in time to take it to him.  I’m sure he froze!!!  Oh well, I can hope that he will … Continue reading

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Busy Weekend…

It’s Monday and it’s -28 degrees C. outside.  What a winter we are having!  Brrrr…. I feel like the house can’t quite get warm enough this morning.  The weekend was busier than usual.  Saturday Sanj was off to Simcoe, his … Continue reading

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Another World..

Yesterday I took my FIL to Toronto for his chemo appointment. It’s such an experience going to Princess Margaret (one of our cancer hospitals) with my FIL.  From the moment I walk in the door I feel a change in … Continue reading

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Ranting…

  Warning:  This is a depressing post. I’m usually pretty easy going when it comes to my kids.  Oh, I yell and lose it maybe a little more then most but I figured I’m entitled because I have twice and … Continue reading

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Weekend Ramblings…

I survived and actually enjoyed my three days at Camp Medeba with Zachary and his class!  I will blog about that later this week.  I am here at Sanj’s office waiting for the bank to open and get a few … Continue reading

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Another Winter Day…

It’s another day, another school day much to the disappointment of my youngest two.  How they dislike school!  Every morning Josh tells me he’s not feeling well.  Every school day morning that is… he’s a home body.  He would love … Continue reading

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Under the Locks…

The weekend is the Under the Locks Tournament here in Peterborough. This means that  from Friday morning despite the cold cold temps Dave Smith and Sanj Sukumaran along with their team of volunteers turned the canal in town into a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday To My Favorite Guy…

Lots of snow yesterday, again.  I must say that Sanj was happy with the weather… as he spent the day snowboarding.  Yesterday was his birthday!  If you know him, you’d be very surprised he took the day off.  Well technically, … Continue reading

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Brotherly Love or Something…

  This was the post my youngest brother put on Facebook about his sermon today.  Of course he got lots of comments because he is that kind of charismatic extrovert and demands attention. I thought I’d add my input on … Continue reading

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Happy 12th Birthday, Zachary!

Today marks the 12th year that my 5th son, Zachary Thomas has been in our lives. From the moment it was time to enter this world, he has been a go getter.  Less then 2 hours and this babe was … Continue reading

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My Crazy Pill

*** Posting this tonight ) a day early, to not take away from Zach’s birthday tomorrow. I’m not sure how many years now, but I remember becoming very still when Clara Hughes did the commercial for Bell Let’s Talk.  One, … Continue reading

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Snow Day Here…

It’s a wintery Monday, we are home (minus Sanj) having a snow day.  The weather this weekend was crazy!!! Well, we live about 15 to town (Peterborough) and you’d think we live on a totally different planet!  Crazy blowing snow … Continue reading

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10 THINGS I WOULD TELL THE 16 YEAR OLD ME…

What kind of a teenager were you?  Or are you?  Are (were)  you confident and secure in yourself?  What would you tell your 16 year old self, if you could do so… I wish I knew it was all going … Continue reading

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Mama’s Boy… Or Not!

It’s Friday night, my favorite night of the week.  I love coming to a clean house (usually), with groceries to make something yummy.  I must be getting old.  I seem to want to be home more than go out, that … Continue reading

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Jibber Jabber…

I’m back to titles.  You know that Pages was a figurative thing to writing in the new book that the New Year bought.  Proud of myself for writing everyday for a week!  Yah me!  Today I’ve got almost all the … Continue reading

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