Monthly Archives: February, 2010

It’s a daycare world, and I’m excited!

Hello! I’d like to take this opportunity to greet you, and to thank you so much for providing me with the opportunity to provide you with the opportunity to participate in my exciting journey to explore the learnings I’ve had the opportunity to gather over the course of participating in the exploration of the exciting experiences and challenges …

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The Case of the Spinning Smiter: Chapter 1

Hard to imagine that just eight short days ago, the good Frau Doktor Smiter was sitting slumped in her physiotherapist’s office, ruefully examining her growing collection of fat cells, massaging her injured foot and moaning about how she couldn’t exercise any more and was turning into Captain Flabula. Inspired, perhaps, by the knowledge that my …

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Six scary words

There are six words which, when uttered by a female of the species, strike me motionless with terror. They are, “I’ve been to see a nutritionist.” Not that I have anything against nutritionists, per se. A friend of mine is studying to be one, and she is smart and determined and pretty darn savvy. I’m …

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Diary of a Klutz

“The journey of a thousand steps begins with … me falling down the steps.” As my mom likes to say, I walk among you. Given that I am famously more accident-prone than a blindfolded drunk in a minefield, the fact that I walk at all, still, on my own steam, never ceases to amaze me. …

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