Archive for the ‘Free Hugs’ Category

May 04, 2009
Filed Under (Family, Free Hugs, Good Times) by svana

When I first met the wonderful man who was to become my husband, he would regale me with tales of a Baked Goods Goddess he worked with. This gal could do no wrong. I often wondered if her feet touched the ground owing to the heaps of generous and (I would say) loving praise my future spouse laid at her lotus feet. In those early months it was terribly hard not to be jealous of this woman who had my man so clearly wrapped around her flour-dusted pinkie.

Aw, hell…I was jealous.

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May 03, 2009
Filed Under (Free Hugs, Good Times) by svana

When I was a child, the best part of school for me was book orders. As a parent I can still indulge in this joy.

Being one of a generation of kids that grew up without cable, book orders were a lifeline in my world. Scholastic Canada has not changed much in the last 30 years. I shudder as I think about how much time has gone by, yet I find myself looking forward to the reminder of my age with each approaching book order. The same 4 or 6 pages of newsprint, filled with books to engage, educate and ponder. I think I spend more time looking at the Scholastic offerings than my daughter does.

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October 04, 2008
Filed Under (Free Hugs, Good Times) by svana

Everyone has an alter-ego of some type, be it in Facebook, MySpace, MSN or a list of some sort. I have to take it one step further. I have to make it real and a bit larger than life.

I am Super Soup…

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September 15, 2008
Filed Under (Free Hugs) by svana

Monday mornings are almost always the low point of the week for me. The inevitable dread of what might be waiting for me at the office, all the things I forgot at home because I rushed out the door…especially after being off sick for a week.

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