Category Archives: For Better or For Worse

For Better or For Worse: Summer Fun

Just a few days ago, dad taught us how to play euchre and we’re having a blast playing family games in the evenings. We’ve played Rat-a-tat-cat, Ruckus,Life and many more great games! We’re having a great summer! Bayla and I … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse: Dear Sylvester’s Mom

Dear Mrs. Duck, I am writing to you because I would like you to know that your duckling, the one who fell behind when you were swimming, did not drown all alone in dow’s lake. My mother went back and … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse #8: Terrific Teachers

Have you ever felt like someone really, really really cares? Well, with our principal and our teachers, we don’t just feel it. We know it. One day, early on this year (on the day of Mom’s biopsy to be exact) … Continue reading

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Luba Duba Duo #1: Kelly, Diane and Luke

“We’re about 20 minutes away.” Twenty minutes later, Kelly, Dianne, Luke and all their luggage arrived. Two days, one trip to Montreal, one tulip festival, lots of Phaedra-petting, lots of hugs, kisses and lots of fun later, they were packed … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse #7: Lee Edward Fodi

In January, we picked up Sheree Fitch at the Ottawa airport, today, we picked up Lee Edward Fodi, author of the chronicles of Kendra Kandlestar, at, once again, the Ottawa airport. This is becoming a regular thing!

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For Better or For Worse #6: Sisters

Bayla and I may not be the best sisters in the world but we’re sisters all the same, we share (sometimes), we are supportive of one-another, we play games together, we tell jokes and make each other laugh, we fight … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse: Sadness

Sadness Sadness is deep inside Sadness is smooth but sharp and jagged It hides, all the time, eating away at you Sadness is huge but can be forced into small spaces Sadness is heavy and dark Sadness is the lonely … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse#4 Woohoo!!! March Break!!!

BBBRRRIIIINNNGGG!!!!! goes the school bell on 3:30, Friday, March 11th, 2010; it signifies (much to the delight of the students and teachers at our school) the official beginning of March Break. HOORAY!!!!! Three days later, we have already: slept over … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse#3 HIP-HIP-HORAY!!!!!

Mom has had two surgerys, one portocath surgery, four chemo treatments, two radio active scans: one heart scan, one bone scan, MRIs, a mamagram, ultra sounds and a biopsy. Dad has dealt with the insurance company, he has taken mom to all … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse #2: Zootherapy

Zootherapy is like wild love, a healing kind of love, the same love that enables everything and everyone to grow and thrive. It  is your canine or feline friend sitting on your lap, it is them sleeping on your bed … Continue reading

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For Better or For Worse #1: Friends

Friend. Friend means hope, friend means laughter, kindness, joy,  excitment and peace. Lucky,  lucky us we are sorrounded by amazingly  caring people – friends. They squeeze us into after school programs, they walk us home from Q4, they bring us … Continue reading

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