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Showing posts from April, 2007

Black-out 2007!

Remember a few years ago, when there was that huge blackout and left us all without power for a day, or more, in some cases? It went as far as the northern United States, and affected millions... I remember that day, it was August, and I was working at CRA at 750 Heron Road, and I had just gotten married that June. I remember all of a sudden, there was no power - so we all left work. On the drive home, all the cars had their windows open, and we were talking to each other, strangers, but talking, united in that moment because we were all wondering the same thing - what the heck is going on? I was initially scared when I heard how many cities the power failure had affected, but then, got excited as it got darker and darker out... lit some candles, and had a romantic evening with my husband. Earlier on, we had gone to my parents house and pretty much the entire neighbourhood was outside, talking, wondering... it was so eerie, driving around in the pitch black. So bizarre, and scary, too,

20 months

I'm at my parents house and Christos is playing outside so I have snuck in a few minutes to update my blog. We had a great weekend. I guess that is pretty much standard, as 2 days in a row with my child can only be great. (Okay, I'm not going to talk about how tiring it is, too, at least not in this post!) Christos makes us laugh all day long. His new thing is telling us 'secrets' and whispering sweet nothings in our ears. Melts me! So sweet. He is 20 months old today! 20 months old! That means he is 4 months away from being a 2 year old. I can't believe my little baby boy, the baby who was born weighing 8 pounds, is now almost a full-fledged 2 year old toddler. He's got the most incredible personality, he's always happy, always smiling, friendly to everyone, and such an explorer. Unlike most kids in his playgroup who are content playing with the toys, Christos is off discovering where the sounds are coming from - was that a truck that drove by? Is that a c