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It’s more than just power

“We can do it,” said my unflappable 10-year-old daughter. It was hour 30 of the blackout caused by the southern Ontario ice storm and the four of us had slept together on the third floor. My husband, who had to go to work, asked if I wanted him to carry Deane downstairs. My husband had … Continue reading

Why am I doing this?

Why on the weekend before Christmas have I barely begun my shopping? Because I spent most of last week not in stores but stuck at my computer filling out forms. One was already late: our application for Deane’s ski “lessons.” A year after our winter-that-wasn’t, we are going to put Deane’s reconstructed hip to the … Continue reading

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