I’ve done a lot of dumb things in my life. Teen me did a lot of dumb things; they were exciting, sometimes dangerous. Unfortunately, doing dumb things …
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I have become the expert on my neighborhood, because I am a porch sitter now. Covid turned me into someone whose favorite activity is indirectly social…
One of the things I have become very good at is hiding snacks and candy from my children. More than once, I’ve hidden behind a fridge door just scoopin…
high school hallway power walk
My friend Zoe told me the best life advice her mother gave her was, “No guilt.” Her mother was correct. Shame and guilt are two things that compound wi…
I’ve been a parent for twenty years, and I’ve heard every piece of parenting advice you can imagine. Diapers, car seats, parenting styles, sleep schedu…
Since moving out of my parents’ house at eighteen, I have lived in Edmonton, Banff, A Van, Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary and Los Angeles. I have owned t…
1989
By: Kelly Oxford
The trapper arrives at the dock with a large white pail of lobsters. My son, Henry, and three of my friends have been planning this meal since the day …
1987