benefits of being “old”

First, I realize that we are among the privileged to be able to talk about getting a vaccine as being a historic moment in one’s life. In contrast, in other places globally, vaccines are still rare, and the daily numbers are now quite unmanageable. In […]

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So We Bought a House

We have picked up new activities in the past year as we learned to pass the time differently, including baking bread, watercolours, working from home, supporting learning from home, and like many, doing some house shopping. Yep. Backstory Actually, one of us has wanted to […]

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September.

Here we are, six months later, at the start of the school year. Six months ago, we were at the start of March Break, which effectively became the start of COVID and remote learning for the rest of the school year. Today, we anxiously wait […]

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Self isolation, social distancing

Current events have started to hit home, but it still feels very surreal, like I’m in a dream or watching a movie. Before this year, terms like self-isolation and social distancing were foreign to many of us, and pandemic commonly referred to the co-operative board […]

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#olivemartino

Three things I’ve learned today: Black is in. If you are invited to a (non-Asian, millennial) evening wedding and reception, it is perfectly okay (and hip) to wear a black dress. Even the bridesmaid was wearing a black dress; black is the new red. European-style […]

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