Monthly Archives: December 2010

from the mouths of babes…

A Bennetch family Krismas Eve story

1:00pm Emma gets the stomach flu, is promptly Gravol’d. 3:00pm Emma feels better enough to go visit kitties we are catsitting over the holidays. 5:00pm Emma is feeling sick again, back home we go.  Watches ‘A Very Monkey Christmas’, starring “George the monkey” (aka Curious George) 6:30pm Emma falls asleep on chair, is taken up […]

2010’s feel-good holiday flick

An instructional video for ensuring a happy home during this zombie-infested holiday season:

What she said:

I’ve learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow. I’ve learned that you can tell a lot about a person by the way he/she handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and tangled Christmas tree lights. I’ve learned that […]

How did I spend my Saturday morning?

Not watching cartoons or sports, but watching the Senate edge even closer to ending a discriminatory policy. Final vote on repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is expected at 3pm EST today.  I’ll be watching.

December Secular Parenting meeting

Oh the dilemmas of being a nonbeliever in December! What do you do if you are a faithless family in the middle of a month full of religious holidays? This last Tuesday the Saskatoon Secular Family Network got together to celebrate the whole month of December, and learn all about the different ways human beings […]

My new favorite Xmas book

I found this book at a used book sale for a dollar! It’s The Nativity, Illustrated by Julie Vivas (here’s the Google Books preview). Here are a few pages from the book, to show why I love it so — I think it’s the whimsy of the artist.  Click on ’em to see them bigger. […]