Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity: Part II

Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity: Part II

I got my results back!

I have to admit, they were a little different than I was expecting. All my life I have had people tell me that I must have some African descendants in my lineage somewhere. Mostly due to the curly hair in my family. It’s a pretty dominant feature in myself, my brother, and a couple of my cousins.

Now, I have learned that this is likely not the case.

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What You Might Not Know About The Women’s Movement

What You Might Not Know About The Women’s Movement

International Women’s Day was yesterday.

There are a massive amount of hashtags floating round the subject too: #beboldforchange #iwd2017 #SheInspiresMe #InternationalWomensDay #ADayWithoutAWoman #fundhercause

The list goes on.

I’m posting this now because I think awareness should go on for more than just 1 day.

And I think we all know why the big push for equality now – it looks like an orange asshole.

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How to Tame a Kitten

How to Tame a Kitten

A couple of months ago, Lucien said to me, “No more cats. We have Stitch, and that’s it.”

Stitch and looked at each other like “Yeah, ok.”

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Hey Winter, Go Away Already!

Hey Winter, Go Away Already!

Dear winter,

Enough is enough. I think it is safe to say that everyone is done with your stark, glistening beauty. But it’s March, now, so fuck right off.

Sincerely,

– The entire Canadian population

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Where Do Married Lesbians Go On Dates?

Where Do Married Lesbians Go On Dates?

IKEA, of course.

Whenever Lucien and I are around an IKEA, we just have to have our token date of walking the labyrinth, then finishing it off with a hot dog and frozen yogurt. Before we left Vancouver to come back to Alberta, we went for a walk in dream land.

These are some of the things we added to our wish list for our someday home. One that doesn’t have wheels.

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Lesbians Get Pregnant: Part One

Lesbians Get Pregnant: Part One

WARNING: If you find conversations about the reproductive system of women’s bodies uncomfortable, this will likely fall under the TMI category for you. The following post reveals some pretty personal information.

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Lucien and I have finally started actively trying to have a baby. For a lesbian couple, there is a bit more to it than creating a miracle in an act of passion with the one you love. It is far more clinical and we have received a number of questions from our friends and colleagues about the process. So here it is.

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How to: Get Black Grease Out of Clothing with 3 Things You Probably Already Have

How to: Get Black Grease Out of Clothing with 3 Things You Probably Already Have

Black grease, especially if it has been sitting for, say, about a month, is a bit of a bitch to get out of fabric. But after a bit of research, I found something that worked like a dream.

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The Allure of Living Like the Dutch

The Allure of Living Like the Dutch

Nigel Powers: “There are only two things I can’t stand in this world: People who are intolerant of other people’s cultures, and the Dutch.”

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Genealogy & DNA

Genealogy & DNA

There is a game that my friends and family like to play when introducing me to new people. It is called, “Let’s Guess Anna’s Ethnicity”. I will soon have an actual answer to that question.

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When I Am Sick As F@#K

When I Am Sick As F@#K

There are few things, for me, that make feeling miserable not so… miserable.

  • Cat cuddled and purring on lap: check, wait… no check. Ok, check again… and… nevermind.
  • Big comfy sweater, sweat pants, and warm socks: check, check, check
  • Decaf Earl Grey Tea in favorite mug: check and check
  • Kleenex: check
  • Reading list: check

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