Archive for January, 2007

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

a good sport

thegymnast Originally uploaded by oscarcormier. i was never exactly…ermm….athletic as a child. i did enjoy dance lessons, until the ballet teacher insisted i stop wearing my pretty ruffly blouse underneath my leotard, and the bloom fell off the rose of my ballerina dreams almost immediately. i quite loved my shiny patent-leather tap shoes, but never […]

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Sunday, January 28th, 2007

will work for time

“oh yeh,” said i, back in those dim, fuzzy days before parenthood. “oh yeh, i’ll work from home when the baby comes. i can edit online, and maybe do some freelancing…it’ll be fulfilling, keep my mind sharp. i’ll just work when he naps.” oh yeh. obviously, i spent most of Life Before Parenthood on crack. […]

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Thursday, January 25th, 2007

age of aquarius

so yesterday i turned thirty-five. just in case you were wondering, that means that the age of this Aquarius has now likely exceeded that of anyone in the original cast of Hair, back when “Age of Aquarius” was hip. i am getting old. i am halfway to my Biblical allotment of threescore and ten. i […]

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Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

i love trash

erm, apparently, Shakespeare was wrong. there is something in a name, after all. Oscar and i are in the midst of what i suspect is a brief but wonderful window of parent-child contentment, wherein he’s mobile but not very fast-moving. he’s happy to scoot about the floor of whatever room i happen to be in, […]

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Sunday, January 21st, 2007

in which he becomes a boy

Originally uploaded by oscarcormier. okay. mark this day, friends. i have officially turned into that blue-haired biddy i warned myself about six months or so ago. it’s all going by too fast. waaaaay too fast. and i’m starting to say it out loud, to everyone i meet. let me say it to you, officially…and you […]

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Thursday, January 18th, 2007

Lot’s wife

it’s cold outside, and i’ve been hibernating under the blankets of my own mind, trying to catch up with myself. or hide. this time of year i’m never sure which is the better plan. two years ago this morning, i woke up in my mother’s apartment as a Canadian resident for the first time in […]

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Monday, January 8th, 2007

look out, you rock n rollers…

strategyOriginally uploaded by oscarcormier. Oscar wanted to help me wish a very happy birthday to my favourite Celebrity Boyfriend (and thus O’s, um…well…favourite rock star). the photo at left shows that Oscar obviously isn’t quite ready to take over the blog world just yet, as he hasn’t fully separated typing from biting…but perhaps he thought […]

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2007

dude, where’s my stroller?

okay, i’ve been cheerful long enough. done now. :) i tried to bring my most positive, reflective self to what posts i eked out over the holidays. now that the house has been purged of chocolate, though, and daddy and the multiple grandparents have all departed for those outside-the-house things they normally do all day, […]

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Tuesday, January 2nd, 2007

in with the new

happy 2007, world. i love fresh starts and newness…the infinite promise of things yet to unfold. every year at New Year’s i get all a-twitter at the prospect of a whole new year lying ahead, unsullied by the mistakes and regrets and doubts and sorrows – and even joys – that will inevitably put their stamp on it. and despite […]

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