Monthly Archives: December 2005

Bennetch family Christmas™ collage

Bennetch family Christmas™ collage, originally uploaded by becky b.. A photoset of our Christmas is here. (If you’re on dial-up, you probably hate me and all the pictures that are slooooowly loading on my website — but I’m an unabashed picture fanatic when it comes to Kodiac-moments with the fam.)

New York Botanical Gardens

New York Botanical Gardens, originally uploaded by becky b.. Day Two of our NY trip was spent at the New York Botanical Gardens in the Bronx. There’s a photo set of the day here.

(mis)Adventuring, part deux

After seeing off my folks and sis/bro-in-law en route to home, the three of us started out on our trek in the big city. Tim gave us a nifty pop-up map of Manhattan and the subway systems, so we found ourselves a quiet corner of Grand Central and plotted out our next stop: Rockefeller Center. […]

(Mis)adventures in the Big Apple

It’s hard to believe that a week ago today I was in my sister’s apartment, outside of New York City. We had just fully “experienced” the New Jersey Turnpike and the George Washington Bridge, in rush hour traffic, by driving my parents’ old minivan. (Jerry gets big-time husband points for surviving this ordeal, especially in […]

Pimp my nutcracker

That’s one bad mother….hush your mouth.

A grammar lesson for the CBC

When you mention anything regarding the hospital, make sure you use the definite article!!! I’m so tired of hearing “so-and-so was checked into hospital” — it’s “the hospital.” (has anyone else noticed this? I can’t be the only person in Canada alone in my annoyance.) Angsty exhausted girl out. EDIT: Okay, I forgive you, CBC […]

Be it ever so humble…

We’re home again! Home as in Saskatoon, though I think part of me may still be back in the States. Theoretically, we were supposed to be back on the 27th — but due to some airport woes, we were bumped and put on the next day’s flight. Let’s just say I’ll be writing a letter […]