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Archive for February 22nd, 2012

an imaginary gift for my mother

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

http://www.pasthorizons.com/shop/index.php?route=product/product&path=39&product_id=201   It’s an archaeologist’s kit. My mum just finished and sent off to me four, count them, four family projects.  One is a family history book about the Mennonite side of the family, one is the survival book my mother’s mother wrote (notes – really – that got turned into a book), my forebear’s […]

Carrie’s in town

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012

Paul (streaming nose and all) and I feasted her at the Mad Greek in Richmond last night.  She’s debating, having broken up with her most recent beau, whether she’s leaving Haida Gwai’i for the lower mainland or Victoria.  She’ll be closer than Haida Gwai’i either way so that’s okay with me.  Her kids are all […]

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