Wednesday November 29th was a good day in sports…


The Toronto Maple Leafs won their game against my 2nd favourite team – the NJ Devils, 6-5 in a <yawn> a shootout. The Toronto Raptors defeated the Philadelphia 76’ers in their first game of the season.  I like the Raps, and really dislike the 76’ers back from Allen Iverson days… More tattoos, Allen???  I really […]

What brings tears into our household…


1) Taking away the broom from 2 year old Stewie 2) Taking away the mini-vacuum cleaner from Stewie (Dust Buster) 3) Not letting Stewie brush his teeth with our electric toothbrush See a trend here… 4) Pinching and pulling hair 5) Splashing water All of this before 8am…

Stewie and the toddler bed


To say that Stewie turned 2 and then no longer felt a need to sleep would be an understatement.  He stopped napping, sleeping through the night and would yell “NO” upon mention of the word sleep.  So we bought him a toddler bed and that made matters worse.  The only good thing was that he […]

I did it!!!


I did it!  This morning I ran the 5k run in the Toronto Marathon and I completed the course in a personal best 34 minutes and 7 seconds.   I set a goal and I achieved it.  It went something like this; Just under 2 years ago I herniated a disc in my back and I remember […]

What a difference 6 months makes…


6 Months ago, a crappy run for me would have been 15 minutes tops.  Tonight?  A crappy run – one where I can’t concentrate, get my rythem, find a good tune on my ipod, or get that good feeling – is 45 minutes.  No running tomorrow, then I get to run for the first time in […]