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Monthly Archives: March 2013


As a kid, I was pretty confused about what was good about Good Friday. There was a lot of talk about Jesus being betrayed, whipped and then killed on a cross. As I’ve grown in my faith, I understand that Good Friday is Good because it’s a rescue story; it’s Good because three days later, … Continue reading »

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Happy Holi!

Remember dreaming of having family-wide food fights as a kid? Well, how about a national festival where everyone throws colour at each other?! All. Day. This is a real thing. Holi, होली, is a spring festival celebrated by Hindus as well as by Indians of other religions. As you can imagine, I think the is … Continue reading »

Categories: celebrations, Holidays, india | 2 Comments

6 Things that Shocked me about New Fatherhood

You know how every blogger wants to write a book? Well, my good friends Tim and Olive actually did. In fact, they wrote two. And today is the launch of book #2! In celebration of this momentous event, Tim is here to tell us about the surprises of parenthood and we’ll be giving away two … Continue reading »

Categories: friends, hilarious, kids, story-telling | 4 Comments

World Water Day and Sibling Contributions

It’s the weekend! I don’t know about you, but I have big plans making earl grey tea cupcakes, filing taxes, hanging out with neighbours and sleeping in. (With a side order of schoolwork and work-work). If for some reason you are home at 6:52 on a Friday like I am, here’s a few slices of … Continue reading »

Categories: food, international, life, poverty, travel, winter | Leave a comment

The Fault In Our Stars (Book Thoughts)

Yesterday I read 1.75 books. I also managed to do laundry and get dressed. Miracles do happen. After being told by my Mom, Dad and brother (for weeks) about The Fault in Our Stars, I finally read it. Oh. my. word. My brain is in hyperdrive. If you haven’t read this book, stop reading and go … Continue reading »

Categories: life, love, story-telling | 1 Comment