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Little Troubleshooters

January 14, 2014


I know I often come across as a grumbling curmudgeon with little sentimentality — the kind of person who misdirects the blind and refuses to clap for Tinkerbell. But I do have a softer side, and one thing that is guaranteed to bring it out is the sight of a little kid offering to help […]

Six pieces of advice for parenting while cooking in exotic locations during a photoshoot on the journey to becoming a writer — all in list form!

March 6, 2012


WordPress has a feature called “Freshly Pressed” in which 19 posts are published on the WordPress front page. These posts are meant to represent the “best” of all WordPress bloggers. That certainly seemed to be true when I first noticed them a couple of years ago. They were diverse, well written, and frequently over 1,000 […]

Names and coincidences

March 20, 2010


Some coincidences are more coincidental than others. At least, that’s what I say. You walk down a street. The street is in a neighbourhood you’ve visited often with a friend. As you enter one particular store you suddenly think of your friend. Inside the store you find your friend robbing it. Coincidental, yes. But not earthshakingly […]