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Life Without TV

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An occasional Tyee series by Linda Solomon about life with two boys and no TV. Solomon left New York City after the 9-11 attacks, just 15 blocks from her apartment. In B.C. she is seeking a new life -- first on Cortez Island and now in Vancouver -- with her children.

In This Series

opinion

TV screen (no signal)

Life Without TV

To reconnect with my boys, I pulled the plug. Now what?

By Linda Solomon, 25 May 2007


opinion

Scared boy (cartoon)

A World of Danger, and No TV to Dull the Roar

Life is scary. Tell the kids?

By Linda Solomon, 23 Jul 2007


opinion

Mixed candy

Candy Overdose, Scary Cure

How I purged my kids' post-Halloween addiction.

By Linda Solomon, 31 Oct 2007


opinion

Disneyland (castle)

Disneyland, Weird Trip

Two boys, one teary mom, adrift in fantasyland.

By Linda Solomon, 30 Jan 2008


opinion

Woman in front of exit sign

The Focused Life

Please tell me how to live it. I'll try to pay attention.

By Linda Solomon, 12 Aug 2008


opinion

Santa Claus Wagging Finger

A Vulgar Little Christmas

That's life with two boys. And pretty funny, if you let go.

By Linda Solomon, 23 Dec 2008


Real Cities Give Their People Places to Pee

Public washrooms should be plentiful and accessible, says one scholar. And cities that do flush, flourish.

By Christopher Cheung