You've just cracked open a Molson. Or perhaps you're enjoying a Caesar (created in Calgary circa 1969). As the sun sets over the lake, you pull your Hudson's Bay blanket tightly around your shoulders and cast your gaze across our home and native land. But once the fireworks have finished and … [Read more...]
…While You Work…
I love watching little kids learn a new trick. Winking. Snapping. They're often so very proud of a new skill mastered, and chances are, it'll never be un-learned. Ava Scarlett has been DESPERATE to learn how to whistle for some time now. And it's both hilarious and heart-breaking to watch her try … [Read more...]
Did your kids sing this song at their school concert or graduation this year end? You certainly wouldn't be alone - it's becoming a new standard. This picture book tells the story of K'naan coming to Canada, and where the song started. When I Get Older, by K'naan Tundra Books, ISBN: 978 1 … [Read more...]
We Are Made of Stars.
I've been thinking and thinking about how to feel good when things are bad. Where do you find good in the world, Sara asked the other day, when the world is full of bad and scary news...it feels kinda... hard.And then I remembered this haunting, acoustic version of Moby's own song, We Are all Made … [Read more...]
Sing to me
Up until a few months ago I loved singing to, and with my kids.One day Cuyler wanted to hear no more of it. I don't know why. I can (somewhat) carry a tune and I love belting out songs that I think I can sing. What? I don't sounds exactly like Sinead O'Connor singing Nothing … [Read more...]