I am going to paint that country red. Red and white. There will be red all over the great white north. Just you wait and see.Read More Canada
which was really easy since I’m only one person and only going for two days. And once the stuff for my one brother gets delivered and the gift for the groom-to-be (and his wife, of course) is gifted, my bag will be pretty empty. I love travelling light! I am looking forward to 48 hours […]Read More All My Bags Are Packed…
I finished my brother and his bride’s wedding gift: a bouquet of our favourite kitchen tools. (good) Turns out Paul and I have really expensive tastes in kitchen utensils. (bad) Now that all the fun stuff is done, I really have to pack. And clean. (ugly, but for a good cause!)Read More The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
I have new inspiration and a new focus for the next period of my life, and it all started with an accordian. Wanting to add music to our Italian class, Albe and I decided to sit in on some classes that one of the mothers was doing in the Spanish classes. Now, I’ve known Sara […]Read More Music
I am SUCH a nerd. There I was, yesterday, dumping the contents of my weekend compost collection into the composter at school, trying to contain a happy dance. The fruit flies were everywhere, the smell went unnoticed, and all I could think about was how happy I was. Happy that the school started a garden […]Read More Decay
My big personal resolution this year was to be more emotionally self-sufficient. It has required a great deal of effort, but I think I’ve seen some progress. Although I know it hasn’t, it seems to me like the world has slowed down just a little, and as a result I have the time to think […]Read More Getting There
I have always admired (coveted) my mother-in-law’s ability for being able to tell when the asparagus is done by smell. (And my husband can do it with pasta.) I have hoped beyond hopes that I would also get there. Someday. Somehow. And today it happened! Is anyone surprised that it was a baked good that […]Read More I Did It!