Archive for November, 2010

This month in carbon footprint

I got my driver's licence ten days ago. (Licence is the Cdn spelling for the noun: you are licensed and get a licence. I only ...


Dia de los Muertos

Thanksgiving is often hosted by Yaya. Numerous Burtons cluster around her big dining room table to eat at least TWO Brussels sprouts along with a ...


Today in Editing

I've been editing the same chapter for hours, and it's not even a chapter with a lot of changes.I'm learning to edit I need to ...


As they grow

My kids are upstairs, beating on each other with light-sabres and pausing forĀ  discussion on how a super-hamster might use his brilliant engineering skills to ...


Strapping m’ big girl boots on

Oh, where did October go? Thanksgiving and Hallowe'en, Board meetings, Tinfoilman Triathalons, visiting with friends, overtime. Busy month. I've been working during this month, writing. ...