Monthly Archives: January 2007

Historic moment

… and probably the only time I’ll point you all (non-ironically) in the direction of Bill O’Reilly. Last week, while I was in the hospital having Emma, I missed watching Stephen Colbert on the O’Reilly Factor. Hil-arious. Later that night, O’Reilly returned the favor and showed up on the Colbert Report. Watch that clip here.

It’s official.

I got my Permanent Resident card in the mail yesterday. Now the countdown to dual-citizenship begins!


Checking my email this morning, I got the following “oh my god” message from a friend: On the radio this morning, John Gormley talked about your blog and said he really liked it. Imagine my surprise — especially because I don’t think Mr. Gormley and I see eye-to-eye on a lot of issues (political or […]

Regarding well-intentioned (?) parental advice

“Take no advice…follow your own instincts…use your own reason, to come to your own conclusions” – Virginia Woolf I ran across this Vancouver doula’s post today, while doing a websearch on fussy newborns and growth spurt symptoms. She had this Woolf quote for the title of a post that I think every parent of a […]


Not to be confused with that condiment of condiments, ketchup. (catsup?) So — life’s been quiet on this little piece of cyberspace lately. I suppose I could blame the silence on the fact that I’ve got a newborn in the house, but the truth is that I’m usually more content snuggling with my newest little […]


Snug Originally uploaded by becky b..


It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. — ee cummings