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    please sir, may i go away and have some sleep?

    Tuesday, December 30th, 2008 Posted in Friends & Family, Frothing At The Bit | 5 Comments »

    Confession time - If you know me well what appears below will not be a surprise. There are bits and pieces of me you'll easily recognize. That doesn't mean you ... Read more..

    Breakfast Bloggers

    Monday, December 29th, 2008 Posted in Friends & Family | 2 Comments »

    Spent the morning at my first ever Breakfast Bloggers group outing. A few months back I joined a group of very interesting blogging women located in and around Edmonton for ... Read more..


    Sunday, December 28th, 2008 Posted in Random Burbling | No Comments »

    Classes don't officially start until Jan 5th but I figured I'd get a head start since the bookstore was kind enough to send me my texts early. Last night I ... Read more..

    Rule #1

    Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    More seats at the table will forever remain empty. My deepest sympathies go out to the families and friends of the three Canadian soldiers who have died in Afghanistan ... Read more..

    Random babbling

    Saturday, December 27th, 2008 Posted in Art, Vittles & Beer, Those Who Volunteered | No Comments »

    Odd that I managed to blog Christmas day but missed blogging on Boxing day. Then again I did spend a good chunk of yesterday cleaning up after the cookie stealing ... Read more..

    Christmas in Edmonton

    Thursday, December 25th, 2008 Posted in Friends & Family | 2 Comments »

    Attended a fun-filled Christmas Eve party at the neighbours last night. A bit too much red wine to drink and lots of laughter. J spent the day cooking up a ... Read more..

    It’s Christmas in Kandahar

    Wednesday, December 24th, 2008 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    It's the middle of the night in Afghanistan and Christmas has officially landed in KAF. Merry Christmas baby. Stay safe. Read more..

    Attention friends and family

    Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 Posted in Adventures with MOT, Friends & Family, Those Who Volunteered | 4 Comments »

    DO NOT CALL ON CHRISTMAS. It's Christmas Eve in Kandahar and Drew called for a short period to let me know he's calling Christmas morning. I have caller ID and ... Read more..

    getting stuff done

    Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008 Posted in Learning & Education, Random Burbling, Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    Today is the last day of work for a few weeks. There are some upsides to working at a college.  The main one being the annual closing of the institution ... Read more..

    Timmies for the Troops

    Sunday, December 21st, 2008 Posted in Those Who Volunteered | 1 Comment »

    As I mentioned yesterday, Drew's big update on his first call home was that the Tim's cards aren't accepted in Kandahar.  This weekend I've been driving and calling all the ... Read more..