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Ottawa, September 2020

The Blame Game

Go ahead, read the news and comments below, browse Twitter, chat with a neighbour—there’s anger and outrage all over the place about IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOUR, topped by a layer of virtue signalling...

Mark, Ottawa, summer 2020

Are Kids Going Back to School, Like, Ever?

Mark should have started Grade 3 this week. Instead, I’m keeping him busy with the latest download, Dora and the Lost City of Gold. Clearly, something went wrong along the way…

Cours Franklin Roosevelt, Nantes, August 2020

Mask Up (Everywhere)

One by one, French cities and towns have been making face masks mandatory outdoors for a couple of weeks now. Le Monde’s headlines were getting ridiculous—“masks mandatory outdoors in Lille! In Paris...

Lauriault Trail, Gatineau Park, June 2020

Middle of the Woods, Canada

Any place in Canada with “park” in the name is typically hundreds of square kilometres of true wilderness. Expect kilometres-long trails, no cellphone network, lakes, waterfalls and fauna you’d...

Ottawa, April 2020

I Suck at Pandemics

Ottawa, April 2020 If you’re looking for creative homeschooling ideas, no-flour-no-problem recipes, inspiring insights, indoor activities lists and other trendy pandemic tips, feel free to...