November 2020

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Just a thought… Our most basic instinct is not for survival, but for family. [Paul Pearsall] Huh. And so here we are again: many of us self-quarantining (except for the tiniest family bubble) and trying to close the door gently and step back into a life of care, caution and compassion. Our hearts are with our neighbours

Rob WhiteheadThursday, November 26, 2020
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Monday, November 23, 2020

Just a thought… …and the Three Bears. No one ever questions why Papa Bear and Mama bear slept in separate beds. What was going on in that marriage? More backstory needed. [Jim Gaffigan] I was going to call this “The Pinky, the Puppy and the Conjugal Visit,” but, a) I don’t title my journals, b)

Rob WhiteheadMonday, November 23, 2020
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Thursday, November 19, 2020

Just a thought… It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t be in the next chapter, but the story must go on. [Thomas Wilder] To Tree, or Not to Tree? That’s been the question. Until this year. This week, our daughter-in-law Brooke, who is exactly for whom Hallmark makes all of those

Rob WhiteheadThursday, November 19, 2020
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Monday, November 16, 2020

Just a thought… Adapting does not mean permanent changes. It just means making small, quick adjustments. [Hany Kubba] Today we step back into a little bit of normal as Rob returns to hockey after a two week hiatus to let his finger recover from its nasty introduction to a table saw. He’s due to get

Rob WhiteheadMonday, November 16, 2020
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Thursday, November 12, 2020

Just a thought… When you learn, teach. When you get, give. [Maya Angelou] Welcome to a Thursday that feels strangely like a Saturday or Sunday (a sensation of blursday that we’ve all come to experience in 2020) because we were treated to a bonus sleep-over with Colin this week. He was off school yesterday for

Rob WhiteheadThursday, November 12, 2020
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