Archive | January, 2014


Year of the Horse

Happy Lunar New Year! Today is officially the start of the Year of the Horse, or more specifically, the Wood Horse. The big event was of course last night, with the parentals working to crank out the celebratory meal built around the minimal chicken and fish-for observation requirements (because it’s a school night) and then doing an entire sweep […]

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I shall return

There is a freaking lot of snow falling for what is apparently a forecast of only 2-4 cm. It’s a challenge because the Mom has her “bad back” (wiggling finger emphasis on the quote marks) and can’t shovel even though there’s something important to do. And what pray tell might that be? After 94 days […]

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It’s back!

No, not the McRib. You wish it were the McRib, that love-it-or-hate-it limited availability McSandwich, with its delicious restructured pork patty (either pork shoulder or hearts, stomachs and tongues depending on who you believe), barbecue sauce, onions, and pickles lovingly ensconced within a 14 cm roll, whose times on sale strangely coincide with those same times […]

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The Micro-Dragon is eighteen today! Months that is. We actually measured him just to see how much he has been growing since it’s evident by looking at him that he changes every day. Weight was easy because it was simply a matter of holding him while stepping on the scale, then stepping on the scale […]

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Not a lesson for the Micro-Dragon, but for the pater. We have been playing around with expanding the palate and list of accessible foodstuffs while he’s currently still away from proto-school. Seeing as it’s the start of a new calendar year (and winter), part of it also has to do with decreasing the delicious ham […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year greetings from the Micro-Dragon! Solar 2014 kicks off with the pater covered in flour and the Mom with plague or indigestion or both, but apart from a bit of a rough night, the Micro-Dragon’s doing fine. It’s a really nice but chilly day out and the sunlight’s streaming in through the windows […]

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