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Handed in our notice at the day care

Mallory in the early days of daycare

For the last eight years every working day our daughter Mallory has been in the care and tutelage of the teachers at Glebe Parents Day Care. I still remember those days in July 2007 when I took Mallory to the…

First solo walk to school

Mallory enjoying hotel life

This actually happened Monday, but things were too squirrelly to note it then. However I cannot let this event go unmarked. Lately she’s been walking to school with her next door neighbour and friend C. Which has been great –…

Achilles tendon

Apparently it is responding well to massage and ultrasound. But I did fail the “lift on one foot without pain test.

Nine

Almost a decade. I take a lot of photos of Mallory. And each in each one I see a child who is so grown up. It’s always been like that. One year old Mallory looked “so grown up” – no…

Rite of passage

I got a pound of Bridgehead coffee for Christmas. From Mallory. She slid her debit card into the reader, punched in her PIN and did it, I’m told. I knew she was up for it because the day before, she…

Summer is still here somewhere

Mallory in the kayak I think it's really important to remind myself that despite the 13 degree weather that we're still in full summer. And that this little aberration is not going to continue. It cannot. It must not. It shall not.

Bad neighbours and too much money

This is astounding. Too much time on their hands, too much money and yet too little spent on therapy. At least the judge had a sense of humour about it. For their part, the Defendants have not been entirely innocent.…