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Posts from ‘September, 2009’


Late-breaking Sima news: Hebrew language rights have been sold! Sima has been shortlisted for the City of Victoria Butler Prize! Back-to-school Clinical-intensive-at-UBC news: Orca whale sighting on my ferry commute! And finally: results are in from the Duo Tang challenge: Several Canadians emailed me about my spelling of Duo Tang. A PhD in Canadian Literature […]

Back to work

Heading into Vancouver to start off my final year of school with typical mix n’ match: this evening I’ll be meeting with a book club about Sima, and then tomorrow begins another clinical intensive.   I’m feeling all out of sorts about leaving the girls–I’m only in Vancouver until Friday, but I know it’s going to […]

The end of summer

It’s a cool September day, and I’m home in Victoria. Glory be, and thank goodness for the end of summer. Because my kids are covered in scabbed-over mosquito bites. Because when I unpacked our luggage, sand spilled onto the floor. Because my neck aches from other people’s too-puffy pillows. Because it took forever to bury Ted […]