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Friday, May 03, 2019



Tuesday, May 01, 2018

myth chick

My friend at work, Sarah, kindly gave us her set of Disney Hercules plates for the kids. Mika was hooked as soon as she saw them. Shortly thereafter we came across the companion book from the read-along CD set and brought that home

April 20, 2008

Mika's first request to have her hair coloured - you guessed it - pink!

Request pending on her willingness to have her hair trimmed...


Mika learned to catch a football yesterday! Surely that's worthy of a quick post...

Done Deed

Mika and I have been amassing things for the kids and teens at the Stollery Childrens Hospital since just before Halloween. This morning we brought in our haul including...


What a year, what a year. I don't think it is even possible for me to remember all the awesome things that happened this year. Mika did phenomenally in school, won Most Popular at the Alberta Provincial Chinese competition, won a week-long camp at Confucius Institute. She's learned to ride a two-wheeler, swims like a champ, was a soccer MVP, is one of the fave ping pong players at the school, passed her Level 1 Mini Achievement in gymnastics. She danced at Heritage Days on the main stage and chinese pavillion, danced at the downtown farmers market,


Monday, August 24, 2015

Back to work after another awesome summer. We camped, hit the coast, hit a little island, did the amusement park, swam in this river, swam in that river, and generally had a great time. Love those kids of mine. They get another two weeks off before school starts. It's going to be hard sitting inside all day knowing there are adventures to be had before the snow hits.

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Novice Goal!

Declan scored his first goal as a Novice player last night. He worked so hard for it! There were some near misses, but right at the end of the game, he caught a rebound from one of Max's shots and in went the puck. Yay Declan! Proud of you!